By Lauren Mackey As a two-time Gator graduate, it was only fitting that Michael Sipos, 28, returned to the University of Florida as the Collier County Sea Grant Extension Agent. Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 2013 and Master of Science in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences in 2018. Now he will…
Sherry Larkin, associate dean for UF/IFAS Research and associate director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, has been named director of Florida Sea Grant, effective immediately. Larkin joined the University of Florida faculty in 2000 and has served as interim director of Florida Sea Grant since April 2019, after the unexpected passing of Karl Havens,…
As part of a 2018 Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative to support the advancement of aquaculture in the U.S., two Florida Sea Grant researchers have been awarded more than $1 million by NOAA Sea Grant for projects in both fish and shellfish farming.
Monica Wilson, Florida Sea Grant’s Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is a member of the team recently awarded the National Sea Grant College Program’s highest Extension honor.
In his new role, Encomio will be developing educational programming related to coastal habitat restoration, living shorelines, restoration aquaculture and water quality.
In her 18 years with UF/IFAS Extension, Verlinde has focused on educating residents about their environment and waterways, planning and securing funding for living shorelines projects and spearheading local estuary monitoring programs.
Volunteer divers and anglers spent 10 days counting the large and charismatic goliath grouper.
Sea Grant brings land-use expertise to engage with Hernando County in adopting first-of-its-kind coastal waterway plan.
The workshop is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Cedar Key Community Center, 809 6th Street. For those who cannot attend, the workshop will also be streamed live on Facebook on the Florida Artificial Reefs Facebook page.
The President’s budget has been released and it proposes elimination of the Sea Grant program.