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Crabs at St. Johns County Beach.

Exploring the Stone Crab Fishing Tradition


December 7, 2023

: Taylor County's Bounty in the Gulf of Mexico From October 15th to May 1st each year, the waters of the Gulf of Mexico come alive with the activity of stone crab fishermen. Taylor County serves as a prime location for this seasonal harvest. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Blue Crabs, Crab Traps, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, Horseshoe Crabs, Sea Grant, Stone Crabs
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September Class List


August 19, 2022

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this September! Below is our current class list for the month. Water Bath and Pressure Canning September 8  |  10 am - 12 pm Learn the basics of canning ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Arborist, Budgeting, Canning, Chicken, Child Safety, Citizen Science, Commercial Landscaping, Family Safety, Fishing, Fishing Guide, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Florida Sea Grant, Food Safety, Horseshoe Crabs, Hunter Safety, Jams, Pest Control, Pesticide License, Pickles, Ruminant, Wildlife, Wildlife Monitoring
two horseshoe crabs spawn, one with an acoustic tag mounted on top of it

New project tracks horseshoe crabs in the Indian River Lagoon, largest nesting site in the state


February 18, 2022

For the first time, horseshoe crabs in the Indian River Lagoon will be tracked with acoustic tags that monitor their movements and behavior. Monitoring animal movement with acoustic tags can provide data that helps manage the ecosystems those ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch, Florida Sea Grant, Horseshoe Crabs, UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County

Virtual training for Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch now live!


May 6, 2020

Living fossils, online! It's clear that people love horseshoe crabs all over the state! The Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch citizen science program is strong and growing rapidly statewide. Unfortunately, we had to cancel or postpone many training ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Citizen Science, Coastal Systems, Fisheries, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, Horseshoe Crabs, InsideNatureCoast, NCBS Volunteers, Research

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