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NCBS Intern Report: Big Bend Seagrasses Aquatic Preserve – Coastal Monitoring

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August 19, 2022

Written by 2022 Summer Intern Aliyah Formont, hosted by Timothy Jones, Trisha Green, Kate Suchanec, and Catherine Puma from the BBSAP I had the opportunity to spend my summer with the Department of Environmental Protection and the Big Bend ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Aquatic Preserve, Coastal Habitat, Crystal River, NCBS Interns, Research, Seagrass, Water Quality

Bugs, Drones, and Trees! Oh, My!


August 18, 2022

Introduced in the 1840s as an ornamental, the Brazilian peppertrees (Schinus terebinthifolia) are one of Florida's most widespread invaders. They are abundant throughout the south, central, and parts of northern Florida, spanning canals, coastal ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Biological Control, Brazilian Peppertree, Florida Sea Grant, Invasive Species, UF Bugs, UF Entomology, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County

A New Greater Amberjack Tagging Study?! Find Out How To Help Science and Get Paid!

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August 12, 2022

Reef donkeys, amber tuna and AJs are all titles you may have heard for the greater amberjack (GAJ) but if you can’t remember this species’ name, you sure will remember the first time you caught one as these fish provide legendary fights ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: $250, AJ, Almaco Jack, Amberjack, Banded Rudderfish, Deep Sea, Fillet, Fish Dip, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida Friendly Angler, Florida Sea Grant, GAJ, Greater Amberjack, Marine Science, Offshore, Reef Donkey, Regulations, Reward, Science, Sea Grant, Seafood, Smoked Fish, Spearfishing, Sustainable, Tag, Tagging, Tournament, Vertical Jig

Registration Open for the Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Systems Course


August 12, 2022

Through online classroom discussions, videos, presentations, and field trips, participants will learn about the ecology, wildlife, vegetation, and conservation issues of Florida’s coastal and marine environments. Students will explore ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Coastal Systems, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Florida Sea Grant

Land and Sea! 6th Annual Coastal Cleanup


August 12, 2022

It's that time of year again! SAVE THE DATE for the 6th Annual UF/IFAS Extension Coastal Cleanup! Florida Sea Grant and UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County are teaming up with local businesses and the County government to host the 2022 International ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Cleanup, Florida Sea Grant, International Coastal Cleanup
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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

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