This Saturday, Sept. 21, is the 34th annual International Coastal Cleanup, an effort by coastal communities to remove trash from their beaches and coastal areas. Created and run by The Ocean Conservancy, a national nonprofit, the program relies on local partners to orchestrate and run the cleanups. To date, more than 1 million volunteers…
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.
In her position, Savanna Barry will implement programs for Florida Sea Grant that promote the sustainable use of natural resources along the state’s Nature Coast.
For her efforts in playing an integral part in saving Florida’s heritage fishing communities from economic hardship, Leslie Sturmer has recently been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the U.S. chapter of the World Aquaculture Society.
Free workshop on selecting gear and suppliers for culturing oysters will be given Dec. 4 in St. Teresa, repeated Dec. 5 in Cedar Key.