Category: Coasts & Marine

CHANGING THE LOCAL SCENERY BY RESTORING THE COAST

B.J. Hall-Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County, Brooksville, Florida and W.J. Lester, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County, Brooksville, Florida.  Situation: In 2015, Hernando County updated its Noxious Plant Control ordinance to require removal of lead tree (Leucaena leucocephala) and Brazilian… Read More

Cooperative Fisheries Research in the Gulf of Mexico

DIVING FOR DATA, FISHING FOR FACTS: STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATIONS AND COOPERATIVE FISHERIES RESEARCH IN THE GULF OF MEXICO A.B. Collins, Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension, Manatee County, Palmetto, FL Situation: Cooperative research between fisheries scientists and stakeholders gaining traction… Read More

Facilitating a Regional Approach to Sea Level Rise Planning

FACILITATING A REGIONAL APPROACH TO SEA-LEVEL RISE PLANNING Carnahan, UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Florida Situation: The Tampa Bay region is low-lying and densely populated and therefore vulnerable to a variety of climate change impacts, most notably… Read More