Adaptive planning workshop April 19 in Davie

Adaptive Planning for Coastal Change: Legal Issues for Local Government. April 19, 2013, Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center, Davie, Fla. On April 19, Florida Sea Grant, with support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, worked with the Palm Beach County Planning Congress, the Florida Coastal Management Program, the Environmental & Land Use…

School credits new aquaculture curriculum with raising its state letter grade

Add middle and high school students to the growing list of Floridians learning about aquaculture, a relatively new industry but one that already generates an estimated $250 million economic impact annually in the state. In a remarkable 900-square-foot greenhouse on their campus, students at Crystal Lake Middle School in Lakeland are trying their hand at…

2012 Aylesworth Winners Announced

Three graduate students at Florida universities have been named recipients of scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science. The winners are Jeffrey Ellis, a master’s student at Nova Southeastern University; Christy Foust, a doctoral student at University of South Florida; and Michael Dickson, a master’s student at University of Florida. Since…

Guy Harvey Scholars for 2012 Announced

A record five graduate students at universities in Florida have been awarded $5,000 scholarships as winners of the Guy Harvey Scholarship, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research. The winners are Felipe Carvalho and Sarah Stephens, University of Florida; M. Laura Habegger, University of South Florida; Sean Bignami, University of Miami; and Kier Smith,…

Florida Sea Grant receives $147,000 grant from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

December 1, 2011 — Florida Sea Grant Director Karl Havens received a two-year grant from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to hire an education/outreach coordinator who will focus on the effects of sea-level rise on Florida’s unique and diverse coastal natural resources. In addition to serving as the primary resource and clearinghouse…