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Coastal Shoreline Restoration

Master Naturalist Coastal Shoreline Restoration Course Begins March 17, 2022


January 5, 2022

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE UF/IFAS FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST COASTAL SHORELINE RESTORATION 100% ONLINE COURSE The UF/ IFAS St Lucie, Martin and Escambia County Extension offices are collaborating on the upcoming Florida Master Naturalist Program ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Coastal Shoreline Restoration, Living Shorelines, Marine, Master Naturalist, Masternaturalist
Coastal bird sitting in tree

Superheroes of the Natural World


March 5, 2021

We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here. By Justina Dacey and Rick O’Connor If there were ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Community Science, Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Invasive Species, Living Shorelines, UF/IFAS Escambia Extension, UF/IFAS Nassau Extension

Coastal Erosion–a problem with new solutions


August 25, 2017

Life on the coast has tremendous benefits; steady sea breezes, gorgeous beaches, plentiful fishing and paddling opportunities. Nevertheless, there are definite downsides to living along it, too. Besides storms like Hurricane Harvey making ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Barrier Islands, Climate, Coastal Erosion, Estuaries, Habitat Conservation, Habitat Restoration, Invasive Species, Living Shoreline, Living Shorelines, Native Plants, Panhandle Habitats, Panhandle Outdoors, Sea Level Rise

NEW volunteer days for West Bay Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration with FWC


July 7, 2015

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and partners are grateful for such wonderful volunteer assistance in this effort. Please continue to support us by coming out to one of the upcoming events listed below. With your help, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Lend A Hand, Living Shorelines, Oyster, Restoration, West Bay Restoration Project

Imrpoving Water Quality: Living Shorelines


September 30, 2013

Since the early days of statehood humans in Florida have been altering shorelines to suffice their economic or domestic concerns. Like so many who came after them, the idea that waste could be diluted by discharging into waterways was common ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Erosion Control, Living Shorelines, Marshes, Sustainable Coastlines, Water Quality, Wildlife Conservation

Improving Water Quality; bringing back the bayous


March 12, 2013

Those who have lived in the Pensacola area for many years will remember the days when our local bayous were places people water skied, kids learn to swim, and fishermen brought home plenty of speckled trout. But today we see little of this. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Clean Marina, Coliform Bacteria, Eutrophication, Fish Kills, Florida Friendly Yards, Hypoxia, Living Shorelines, Sustainable Coastlines, Water Quality

Improving Water Quality; bringing back the bayous


March 12, 2013

Those who have lived in the Pensacola area for many years will remember the days when our local bayous were places people water skiied, kids learned to swim, and fishermen brought home plenty of speckled trout. But today we see little of this. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Water
Tags: Clean Marina, Coliform Bacteria, Eutrophication, Fish Kills, Florida Friendly Yards, Hypoxia, Living Shorelines, Water Quality

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