Category: Coasts & Marine

Una respuesta a las preguntas frecuentes sobre los Afloramientos de algas en el Lago Okeechobee, y los ríos y estuarios de Caloosahatchee y St. Lucie en el 2018.

Por: Lisa Krimsky, Karl Havens y Ed Phlips (Traducido por Victor Blanco – Agente de Extension de Florida Sea Grant) Las fuertes lluvias que llegaron con el huracán Irma en septiembre de 2017 y las precipitaciones superiores a… Read More

A Response to Frequently Asked Questions about the 2018 Lake Okeechobee, Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers and Estuaries Algal Blooms

By: Lisa Krimsky, Karl Havens, and Ed Phlips The heavy rainfall that came with Hurricane Irma in September 2017 and the above-average rainfall in spring 2018 again set the stage for another large-scale summer algal bloom in Lake… Read More

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