Tag: NCBS Interns

NCBS Intern Report: Surveying Manatees in Crystal River, FL

NCBS Intern Report by Margaret Long and Rebecca Rash, Interns with UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station and Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge During winter, the Gulf of Mexico temperatures can drop below 68 degrees, sending manatees into Florida’s… Read More

The making of an oyster reef

Almost 90% of the oyster reefs historically present along the Big Bend of Florida have been lost in recent decades. This is a tragic loss for the coastal zone, given the high value of oyster reefs for coastal… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Sustainable Boating and Scalloping in the Nature Coast

Alec Cronin in Three Sisters Spring

NCBS Intern Report by Alec Cronin, Intern with UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station’s Dr. Savanna Barry Seagrass, seagrass, seagrass (and scallops). Seagrass Seagrass Seagrass. Let this permeate your mind till all you think about is that sweet, sweet… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Monitoring Water Quality in Suwannee’s Springs

Jordana in a spring on the Suwannee

NCBS Intern Report By: Jordana Cutajar, Intern with UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station and Darlene Velez of the Suwannee River Water Management District What’s after graduation? An internship! I had always been passionate about environmental science, but was… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Joe Rains Beach Living Shoreline

a shoreline with transplanted marsh grass

NCBS Intern Report By: Kacey Aukema, Intern with UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station and Dr. Mark Clark in UF’s Soil and Water Science Department Testing planting strategies for better living shorelines I had the opportunity to work with… Read More

NCBS Intern Report: Testing Coastal Restoration Strategies

NCBS Intern Audrey Batzer walks toward an experimental shoreline site

NCBS Intern Report by: Audrey Batzer, Intern with UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station and Dr. Christine Angelini in the UF Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences   Helping test oyster restoration strategies This summer I was lucky enough to… Read More