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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

The Alligatorweed Stem Borer: Unsung Hero of Aquatic Weed Management


October 14, 2020

Growing up along a creek that snaked its way through my hometown in the Mississippi Delta, I knew more than most people my age about alligatorweed, the invasive water-impeding amaranth weed species clogging waterways across the Southeastern ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: #UFBugs, Alligatorweed, Aquatic Weeds, Biocontrol
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Scholarship Opportunity for the Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certification


July 29, 2020

In June 2020 I wrote a blog post about the Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certification. As a recap, this online course teaches best practices for catch and release fishing to Florida fishing guides. Each lesson plan focuses on a different aspect ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, Fishing Guide, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, Recreation

Fish with a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide


July 27, 2020

Fishing with guides Fishing is a great pastime and Florida is a great place to do it! Each year, millions of anglers visit the state’s waters to take part in the fun. Recreational fishing is a major part of our tourism economy. Generally, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Fisheries, Fishing, Fishing Guide, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, InsideNatureCoast, Recreation

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