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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
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

Ready for Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop Wednesday February 22


February 16, 2017

Researchers from University of West Florida recently estimated the value of Artificial Reefs to Florida's coastal economy. Bay County artificial reefs provide 49.02 million dollars annually in personal income to local residents. Bay County ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Artificial Reef, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida Panhandle, Florida Sea Grant, Fwc, Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop, Panhandle Outdoors, Research, Sea Grant, Sea Life, Workshop

The Autumn Journey of Red Drum


September 16, 2016

Cool mornings this week reminded everyone fall is just around the corner. This subtle change in temperature inspires many of us to behave differently. It’s actually enjoyable to be outside again. Now, it’s easier to relax and drink a ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Aquaculture, Fish Sounds, Fisheries, Hatcheries, Hatchery, Hurricanes, Marine Resource Conservation, Panhandle Outdoors, Red Drum, Redfish, Sciaenops Ocellatus, Sea Life, Stock Enhnacement, Wildlife

Bacteria at the Beach


July 2, 2016

The threat of bacteria in coastal waters can be scary and a challenge to understand. Here is information that helps clarify the threat to beach visitors and recreational users of marine waters. This is a good opportunity to think about bacteria ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Bacteria, Beach Closure, Enterococci, Fecal Coliform, Fisheries, Flesh Eating Bacteria, Oyster, Panhandle Outdoors, Seafood, Vibrio, Vibrio Vulnificus, Water, Water Quality

Waukeenah Plantation to Host Stewardship Tour Dec 6 – Registration Open


November 21, 2012

Forest management? Wild Life Habitat? History? No matter what your interest, the December 6 Forest Stewardship Tour at Waukeenah Plantation in southern Jefferson County will give you an onsite vision of developing a forest on your property. ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Fisheries, Gulf Of Mexico, Invasive, Invasives, Lend A Hand, Lionfish, Northwest Florida, Panhandle, Panhandle Outdoors, Recreation, Sea Life

Historic and Modern Use of Artificial Reefs in Northwest Florida


November 21, 2012

History of Artificial Reefs and Materials Ancient mariners observed large numbers of fish inhabiting areas near sunken vessels. Our first sailors quickly realized objects placed in the sea are almost immediately colonized by marine life.   Based ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Apalachicola, Artificial Reef, Bay County, Destin, Escambia County, Fisheries, Fort Walton, Gulf Breeze, Habitat Conservation, Materials Of Opportunity, Mexico Beach, Okaloosa County, Panama City, Panhandle Outdoors, Pensacola, Recreation, Research, Santa Rosa County, Sea Life, Walton County

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