Artificial reef coordinators, managers and scientists are meeting February 6 in West Palm Beach to discuss new research, initiatives and updates to artificial reef strategy for Florida’s Southeast region.
In response to thick algae blooms that carpeted the Indian River Lagoon last summer, Florida Sea Grant agents are relaying the information needs and problems of residents in their community to scientists and decision-makers.
One adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water each day, a capacity that conservation volunteers in Brevard County are using as part of a larger strategy to help restore the health of the Indian River Lagoon. Nearly 1000 residents so far have signed up to turn their backyard docks into garden plots that…
The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity and leadership in his or her extension program.