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Scallop Sitter Volunteer Program Returns to Bay, Gulf, and Franklin Counties


May 12, 2021

Scallop Restoration Efforts Can you remember where you were last spring? The uncertainty of each day seemed to go on forever. We planned several education programs that eventually were canceled or migrated to online events. Scallop Sitters ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Coastal Restoration, Scallop, Scallop Sitters, Seagrass, Volunteers

Bringing the Future of Florida’s Artificial Reefs into Focus


May 10, 2021

The 2020 Florida Artificial Reef Summit... Still on a Screen Near You. For more than three decades, UF/IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant have played a primary leadership role in the evolution of Florida’s artificial reef program. This ... READ MORE

Category: , Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Artificial Reefs, Fisheries, Fisheries Management, Florida Sea Grant, Fwc, Manatee County Extension

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!


August 6, 2019

Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Environment, Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Old Sailboat abandoned and aground

Abandoned Vessels: When Sailboats and Sunset Dreams become Nightmares!


September 18, 2018

Originally printed in the Lynn Haven Ledger September 21, 2018 The serene allure of life at sea fishing or sailing on Bay County’s sparkling emerald waters is enticing. These inspiring dreams and sounds of ocean waves send many of us ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: Abandoned Vessel, Derelict Vessel, Pollution, Seagrass

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