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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

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

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