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Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Awards $40,000 in Scholarships To Student Researchers at Florida Colleges & Universities

The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, a non-profit organization that conducts scientific research and hosts educational programs aimed at conserving the marine environment, is awarding eight graduate students at Florida colleges and universities with the $5,000 Guy Harvey Scholarship Award. The recipients of the 2021 Guy Harvey scholarships are: Florida Atlantic University: Brianna Cahill and Steven…

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National Soup Day Recipe: Shrimp Bisque

National Soup Day Recipe: Shrimp Bisque

Florida shrimp can be purchased at your local seafood market. UF/IFAS Photo: Tyler Jones Recipe by: Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent This recipe was created from of a friend’s Facebook post. She had made something similar that looked delicious, so based on a few ingredients from her and searching…

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Sea Grant Partners with Bob Graham Center To Sponsor Two UF Student Interns in Florida’s Capital

Two University of Florida students have been selected for newly-piloted Florida Sea Grant Tallahassee internships as part of the Spring 2022 class of the Bob Graham Center’s Tallahassee Internship Program. The specialized placements of the Florida Sea Grant Tallahassee Internship are designed for University of Florida students with interest and experience in relevant coastal topics,…

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2022 Knauss Fellow Spotlight: Gray Vickery

Hometown: Decatur, Georgia Areas of study: B.A. Environmental Science; M.S. Environmental Science and Policy; Graduate Certificate, Project Management   Tell us about your background, previous professional experience and research? I’ve worked in the environmental field for the last seven years, give or take, although I’ve bounced around plenty during that period. After finishing my undergrad…

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Victoria Gambale Named Clean Vessel Act Education Coordinator

Victoria (Vicki) Gambale, a former Community Engagement Program Director for The Bay Foundation, part of Santa Monica Bay’s National Estuary Program, has been named Florida Sea Grant’s Clean Vessel Act Education Coordinator. In her new role, Gambale will work collaboratively with Florida’s recreational boating community to reduce boat-based pollution. Her efforts are currently focused on…

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2022 Knauss Fellow Spotlight: Kate Shlepr

Hometown: Palm Bay, Florida & Greenville, Wisconsin Areas of study: B.A. Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine M.Sc. Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada Ph.D. candidate Integrative Biology-Environ. Sci., Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL   Tell us about your background, previous professional experience and research? I have a…

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Three Sea Grant Agents Bringing Inclusion to Conservation

During Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate and honor the contributions and achievements of our Hispanic UF/IFAS Extension marine agents, who are championing efforts to protect and enhance Florida’s vital marine resources, as well as innovating new inclusion-minded solutions and local insight to meet the challenges of Hispanic communities of Florida. Since 2017, Victor Blanco, a…

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Southeast and Caribbean Climate Alliance

Climate change alliance will address human health impacts

By: Tory Moore, 352-273-3566, torymoore@ufl.edu At the mention of climate change, most people think of melting ice and increasing global temperatures. While those are key elements of climate change, one of the lesser-known aspects is the direct impact on human health. Low-income communities, communities of color, rural communities and tribal and indigenous communities suffer the…

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