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…
Throughout the month of March, coastal communities across Florida are observing Seagrass Awareness Month as a means of bringing attention to the importance of seagrass meadows to the ocean’s health.
Sea Grant partners on a $29K grant to build a living shoreline in habitat-starved estuary.
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.
Florida Sea Grant agents around the state are educating Floridians about how seagrasses help provide clean water to swim in and homes for fish we love to eat.
With more than 900,000 registered vessels, Florida ranks among the nation’s top three boating states. However, boaters may pose a risk to the fragile seagrass meadows that lie along Florida’s coast.
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.