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Pumpout Nav mobile app for boaters expands to Florida

May 19, 2023

Florida Sea Grant, the University of Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection are excited to announce that Pumpout Nav is available to Florida boaters. Boaters now have access to an interactive tool to locate more than ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Boat, Boating, Clean Vessel Act, Coastal And Marine Resources, Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida Sea Grant, National Safe Boating Week, Water, Water Quality
Hydrilla underwater and hydrilla as an aquatic hitchhiker.

Aquatic Hitchhikers: What Are They and Why You Should Care

August 12, 2021

By: Taylor Darnell, agronomy master’s student with UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Have you ever been waiting to launch at a boat ramp, ready for a day of fishing or leisure with friends and notice gobs of tangled mess ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Water
Tags: Aquatic Hitchhikers, Aquatic Invasive Plants, Aquatic Plant Management, Boat, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF/IFAS CAIP

Summertime Dive Safety And Dive Flag Awareness!

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July 15, 2020

Snorkeling and diving are some of my favorite activities that I get to enjoy more often during the summer! The water is warm, scallop season has opened, lobster season is just around the corner and a perfect time for a lesson on dive flag awareness! ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Events, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Boat, Boating, Dive, Dive Flag, Diver Down, Flag, Florida, FWC, Lobster, Mask, Red…, Regulations, Safety, Scallop, Scuba, Sea Grant, Snorkel, Summer, White

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