Rick O’Connor, Florida Sea Grant agent for UF/IFAS Extension in Escambia County, has been awarded the 2017 Don Sweat Sea Grant Extension Award.
New boating law in Florida is anchored in Sea Grant’s legal analysis.
The award recognizes McGuire’s creative outreach strategies that teach volunteers around the state how to sample local waters for the presence of microplastics.
A new video shows how fishing guides and Florida Sea Grant agents are collaborating on a novel snook research study.
Sea Grant agent Savanna Barry helps train volunteers to survey horseshoe crabs in Florida’s Big Bend, giving scientists more insight into population size and health.
In his new position, Blanco will develop educational programs about artificial reefs, sustainable fishing, water quality and other coastal resource issues in his county.
The effort undertaken by the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America will promote more widespread publication of marine aquaculture research through open access journals.
Three Florida Sea Grant agents in the Florida Panhandle have received a half-million dollar grant to mitigate the impacts of artificial lighting on sea turtles.
In her new role, the former coordinator for the state’s coral reef conservation will be developing programs related to community resiliency, water access and responsible use of natural resources.
In his new role, Ubeda, who is originally from Nicaragua, will be developing educational programs to address issues related to recreational and commercial fisheries, marine resource conservation and artificial reefs.