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New Federal South Atlantic Fishing Regulations: Descending Device Required On-Board


June 22, 2020

Beginning July 15, all recreational, commercial, and for-hire vessels will be required to have a working descending device on-board and readily available when fishing for any of the fish in the snapper-grouper complex in federal waters of the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Barotrauma, Fisheries, Fisheries Management, Fisheries Regulations, Florida Sea Grant
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New research examines how hurricanes impact inland waters


June 22, 2020

A hurricane is a devastating natural disaster. Loss of life and destruction of property are two things most people think of in the aftermath of a hurricane. New UF/IFAS-led research focuses on how hurricanes impact some inland waters. “A ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Estuary, Hurricane, Hurricane Irma, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Tracey Schafer

Mindfully Gardening

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June 18, 2020

Its about being all around healthy I know you've learned about exercising your body and I'm certain you've thought about how that translates to the garden. Now, what about your mind? Yes, your mind needs attention just as much as your physical ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Experience, Gardening, Mindful, Mindfulness, Senses, Stress Reduction, Victory2020 Garden, Youth

Sheepshead, The Fish With A Weird Name And Even Weirder Teeth!

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June 16, 2020

When I was diving a small natural reef in Southwest Florida I stumbled upon a sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) attempting to eat a smooth duck clam (Anatina anatine). It was neat watching this steadfast fish repeatedly pick up and drop ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Collier, Collier County. Sheepshead, Diving, Fish, Fishing, FWC, Gulf Of Mexio, Porgy, Sea Grant, Seafood, SWFL

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