Living shorelines use natural solutions – installed plants and habitat structures – to strengthen beaches against erosion.
Three living shorelines projects out of the Cedar Key-based UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station ... READ MORE
You cannot have a healthy estuary without healthy habitats. Estuaries include habitats such as mud flats, sand bottoms, salt marshes, mangrove swamps, oyster reefs, and seagrass meadows. Here in the Pensacola Bay system Florida Sea Grant ... READ MORE
The Oyster Reef display panels were created to be showcased at the recent UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station Open House. Dr. Peter Frederick worked with the UF/IFAS Communications graphics staff to create 4 - 30" x 58" posters. The intent ... READ MORE
When you think of oysters, you probably imagine pearls or the tasty creature that lives inside that rough and wrinkled shell. But did you know that oysters (and those shells) play a critical role in coastal ecosystems?
Oysters tend to grow ... READ MORE