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NCBS Intern Report: Coastal Ecology

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December 1, 2023

Written by 2023 UF/IFAS NCBS Undergraduate Intern Thaleia Roda   This summer, I had the pleasure of being the Nature Coast Biological Station’s (NCBS) Coastal Ecology Intern under Dr. Mike Allen. Since I was stationed at NCBS, I became ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, NCBS Interns, Suwannee River

Removing invasive caimans from Florida Everglades, UF/IFAS study reveals successful strategies

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August 7, 2023

Highlights The introduction of spectacled caimans into Florida, reported as early as the 1950s, has impacted the biodiversity of native wildlife in some of the most sensitive areas of the Florida Everglades. A University of Florida study, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #FWS, Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands, C-111 Project, Caiman, Caiman Removal Project, CERP, Common Caiman, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, Croc Docs, Florida Everglades, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Frank Mazzotti, FWC, Invasive Species, News, Sidney Godfrey, South Florida, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Spectacled Caiman, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Wildlife

New River, Who Dis? Snook Habitat Expansion in the Nature Coast

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March 27, 2023

Written by Ashley McDonald, UF/IFAS NCBS Research Scientist  Project Summary The Suwannee River system was targeted this past winter by biologists in electrofishing boats to study a new addition to the local fish community, the recently ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, FWC, NCBS Graduate Students, Research, Snook, Springs, SRWMD, Suwannee River

Become A Better Angler In The New Year With The Florida Friendly Angler Program!

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January 6, 2023

It's 2023 and along with those New Year's resolutions, put becoming a better steward of Florida's marine environments and fisheries near top of your list!  Florida is the fishing capital of the world with over 4 million unique fishing license ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Angler, Catch And Release, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Education, Events, Fisheries, Fishing, Flats Boat, Florida Friendly Angler, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, Marine Science, Natural Resources, Offshore, Recreation, Regulations, Science, Sea Grant, Seafood, Smoked Fish, Spearfishing, Sustainable, Tag, Tagging, UF IFAS Extension, Water
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Coastal safety after Hurricane Ian, Q&A with Florida Sea Grant experts

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October 20, 2022

Hurricane Ian’s impact on Florida’s coast lingers, even weeks after the storm’s passing, leaving questions about derelict vessels, water quality and more. Florida Sea Grant UF/IFAS Extension agents and other experts answer commonly asked ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Coastal And Marine Resources, Disaster Recovery, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, HABs, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Red Tide, Storm-impacted Vessels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

Help safeguard Florida’s fishing future! Become a Florida Friendly Angler

September 7, 2022

What is Florida Friendly Angler? Florida Friendly Angler is a free, online course open to anyone, especially anglers looking to up their game! The course teaches skills and practices that help fish and the environment, a win-win for our ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, InsideNatureCoast

Common Snook: New Predators in the Nature Coast!

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August 2, 2022

Written by Jordan Bajema, Ph.D. Student,  School of Natural Resources and Environment. Advisor: Will Patterson. Anglers along the Nature Coast may have noticed a new species in town the last few years, the Common Snook. This iconic Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Recreation, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Boating, Fisheries, Fishing, FWC, NCBS Graduate Students, Recreation, Research, Seatrout, Snook, SRWMD, Suwannee River

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