Florida Sea Grant interim director, Dr. Sherry Larkin, was recently appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to Florida’s newly reorganized Red Tide Task Force.
Four students from Florida universities have each received $2,000 from the Florida Sea Grant Scholars program to support their research.
A new scholarship sponsored by Florida Sea Grant and the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station will offer $10,000 to a UF graduate student researching Florida’s Nature Coast.
The fellowship provides up to three years of funding to outstanding Ph.D. candidates who study ways to improve the sustainability of fish stocks that are commercially or recreationally valuable.
After she graduates at the end of the summer, Rachel Bouchillon will spend two years in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, helping to develop decision support tools for enhanced management of shoreline properties.
Baker hopes to develop new relationships with Florida companies that supply, purchase and prepare seafood and determine what issues they may be facing and work to solve them.
Zachary Loeb, a senior at Viera High School in Melbourne, has won the 2014 Skoch Scholarship for placing first in the environmental science category at this year’s state science fair.
Three graduate students at Florida universities have been named recipients of scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science.