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Category: Coasts & Marine

Brazilian Peppertree, Hemp Among Top UF/IFAS Stories for 2019

A year of impactful teaching, research and outreach meant UF/IFAS was frequently in the headlines in 2019. Here is a round-up of some of the biggest stories from this year. Brazilian peppertree Brazilian peppertree is an invasive plant… Read More

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Natalie Stephens

Natalie Stephens has always enjoyed marine life. Growing up in South Florida, she spent her childhood going to the Florida Keys with family for snorkeling adventures, boating, and kayaking. “Being out on the ocean has always been special… Read More

Sea Grant Notes – Dec 6, 2019

December 6, 2019                                  Sea Grant Notes     2019 HEALTHY BAY REPORT CARD IS OUT https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/escambiaco/2019/11/14/2019-healthy-bay-report-card/.   This Week No programs this month – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!   Current Articles   No current articles   Water Quality    … Read More

Sea Grant Notes – Nov 22, 2019

November 22, 2019                                       Sea Grant Notes     2019 HEALTHY BAY REPORT CARD IS OUT https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/escambiaco/2019/11/14/2019-healthy-bay-report-card/.   SHINING A LIGHT ON DEEPWATER HORIZON IMPACTS TO THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reached 178 miles of… Read More

Ruppert Receives Florida Climate Institute Award

By Rhett Register GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thomas Ruppert, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant coastal planning specialist, was recently named a 2019 Florida Climate Institute Faculty Fellow for his work helping coastal communities understand the legal and financial implications of… Read More