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Reporting Your Sightings or Interactions with Dolphins in Florida


August 9, 2022

Florida has an abundance of marine animals that you can spot while on the water or walking along the shoreline. This includes several dolphin species that are found in Florida’s coastal waters. The most common dolphin you might see is the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Environment, Florida Sea Grant, Indian River Lagoon, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife

Celebrate #NationalSoupDay by Trying a New Soup Recipe with Oysters


February 4, 2022

Did you know that February 4th is National Homemade Soup Day? Why not join in on this celebration by trying a new soup recipe that includes oysters. Florida oysters are available year-round.  Oyster harvest is mainly done in the cooler months ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #NationalSoupDay, 4-H, Cooking, Family, Florida Sea Grant, Food Is Our Middle Name, Seafood, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Youth

It’s Time to Start Smelling Something “Fishy” on Your Plate


September 14, 2021

Co-authored by Holly Abeels, Beth Shephard, and Andrea Lazzari Who here likes eating seafood? Well, you’re not alone. Americans’ weekly consumption of seafood has stayed around 5 ounces per week for the past 30 years. However, this is less ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Cooking, Family, Fish, Florida Sea Grant, Seafood, Youth

June 8th – Celebrate World Ocean Day


June 8, 2021

Happy World Ocean Day! June 8th is World Ocean Day. For 2021, World Ocean Day is raising awareness and support to protect at least 30% of the world’s land, waters, and ocean by 2030. World Ocean Day has been coordinated and promoted by The ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #OceanClimateAction, #Protect30x30, #WorldOceanDay, Climate Action, Environment, Florida Sea Grant, Oceans

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