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Plastic debris in the environment. Source: Zero Waste Gainesville

Fight the global takeover of plastic


June 27, 2018

Making history, in a bad way For the first time in the more than 30-year history of the International Coastal Cleanup, the top 10 most common trash items collected in 2017 were ALL PLASTIC. According to an Ocean Conservancy report released ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources,
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Marine Debris, NCBS Volunteers, Plastic, Pledge, Pollution, Water Quality
volunteers plant marsh grasses at the donor marsh

Donor Marsh at Duke Energy


June 11, 2018

The problem Habitat loss is a huge problem along the Gulf on Mexico coast. Many groups are attempting to address habitat loss via restoration. Restored habitats include marshes, oyster and coral reefs, and dunes. However, restoration requires ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources
Tags: Coastal Habitat, FWC, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Marsh, NCBS Volunteers, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration, Water Quality
a diver studies seagrass

New research on seagrass resilience in the Nature Coast


June 7, 2018

Seagrass in the Nature Coast Seagrasses are flowering, marine plants with fully developed leaves, roots, and rhizomes. Seagrasses support many valuable ecosystem functions such as improving water clarity and providing habitat. Along Florida’s ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Applied Research, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Research, Seagrass
a shoreline with transplanted marsh grass

Establishing a Donor Marsh at Duke Energy


February 14, 2018

Calling all coastal habitat lovers! We are gearing up for a great project that will make shoreline restoration and enhancement projects such as living shorelines much easier in the Nature Coast! We need volunteers to help us install starter ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Natural Resources
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Marsh, NCBS Volunteers, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration
a shoreline with transplanted marsh grass

Spring 2018 Nature Coast Master Naturalist Courses


January 19, 2018

A Perfect Backdrop for Learning Florida’s Nature Coast provides an ideal natural classroom. Even the casual onlooker will easily observe diverse ecological interactions. Dolphins feeding along oyster bars, black skimmers flocking along the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Events, Natural Resources
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Florida Master Naturalist Program, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Marsh, Oysters, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration
Alec Cronin in Three Sisters Spring

NCBS Intern Report: Sustainable Boating and Scalloping in the Nature Coast


November 17, 2017

NCBS Intern Report by Alec Cronin, Intern with UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station's Dr. Savanna Barry Seagrass, seagrass, seagrass (and scallops). Seagrass Seagrass Seagrass. Let this permeate your mind till all you think about is that ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Boating, Human Dimensions, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, NCBS Interns, Recreation, Scalloping, Seagrass, Seagrass Scarring, SeahorseU
interns Alec and Kimberly kayaking in Three Sisters Springs

NCBS Intern Report: Human Dimensions of Scalloping and Boating in Florida’s Nature Coast


September 7, 2017

NCBS Intern Report by: Kimberly Magee, Intern with UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station and Dr. Savanna Barry The Dynamic Intern Duo Many people who have worked with the public probably have a pretty bleak opinion of people. However, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources,
Tags: Human Dimensions, InsideNatureCoast, NCBS Interns, Scalloping, Seagrass, Seagrass Scarring

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