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Florida opens grant program for Ian-, Nicole-damaged beaches


January 31, 2023

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection sent the following information Jan. 31 regarding a grant program for beach restoration projects resulting from Hurricane Ian and/or Hurricane Nicole damages: For Immediate Release: Jan. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Wildlife
Tags: Beach, Coast, Environment Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, FDEP, Hurricane, Pgm_Admin, Rejuvenation, Restoration, Restore, Shore, Storm

Cortez Kind: Celebrating Over 100 Years of Commercial Fishing


January 17, 2023

41st Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival: The Cortez Kind are Getting Ready to Party with a Purpose! Every February for the past four decades, people have gathered in one of Florida’s last true fishing villages to celebrate the cultural ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Events, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Commercial Fishing, Cortez, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, Manatee County, Manatee County Extension, Sarasota Bay, Sarasota County, Seafood, Working Waterfronts

Catch the Nature Coast Currents in 2023


January 13, 2023

The Nature Coast Currents webinar series aims to communicate and catalog research happening along Florida's Nature Coast. In 2022-2023, the series focuses especially along the southern portion encompassed by the Nature ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Nature Coast Currents, NCBS Graduate Students, Research, Seagrass, Webinar

Barrier Island Wildlife in the Florida Panhandle; Part 6 The Maritime Forest


January 12, 2023

For some the forest is a scary place; for some it is a magical one; and for others it is spiritual.  For wildlife it is a popular place.  There are many places to shelter and plenty of food.  Though the forest of our barrier islands is not ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Barrier Island Wildlife, Barrier Islands, Coastal Wildlife, Florida Panhandle, Florida Sea Grant

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