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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

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Fishery Disaster damage to marina docks and vessels after Hurricane Michael.

Declaration of Fishery Resource Disaster Update for Hurricane Michael (as of November 23, 2018)

November 23, 2018

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Bait And Tackle Shops, Charter, Commercial Fisheries, Diving, Fisheries, Fishery Disaster, Fishing, For Hire, Hurricane Michael, Hurricane Recovery
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

Lending a Helping Hand after Irma, Harvey, and other Hurricanes

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September 6, 2017

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

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Hurricane, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Response, Volunteering

Hurricane Preparedness for Boaters

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August 23, 2012

http://youtu.be/AHLsGp8W7hQ http://youtu.be/Rdl6VCPmnME 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

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Boating, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Isaac, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparedness For Boat, Knots

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