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
Florida Governor Scott requested Fishery Disaster Assistance because of Hurricane Michael October 23, and the US Secretary of Commerce official responded with a determination letter providing additional disaster assistance to impacted fishing ... READ MORE
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
Recent images of hurricane Irma and Harvey’s devastating impacts remind all of us living along the Gulf just how powerful tropical cyclones can be. There’s a Gulf of Mexico kinship we all feel. Even more today since Irma has put our ... READ MORE
How to lend true assistance to our friends and family located on the Gulf coast is challenge where I and others struggle. Sometimes we act before we think or even ask. I know firsthand what it's like to go through a hurricane but what worked ... READ MORE
Click on slides below - they are hyper-linked to relevant resources you can to help you prepare your boat for a hurricane.
Here's are additional informational links for boat owners.
http://www.boatus.com/hurricanes/HurricaneWarning.pdf ... READ MORE
Click Here for Latest Information from National Hurricane CenterClick Here for NWS Weather Briefing National Weather Service Tallahassee
Planning links are still great to use...
Eyes to the South. #Isaac is strengthening. Good day ... READ MORE
Quick information links to keep in mind during hurricane season
Official local news and information will always come through your County's Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
For Bay County visit http://www.co.bay.fl.us/emergency/management.php
The ... READ MORE