· A recent UF/IFAS research project identified opportunities for Florida Gulf oyster farmers to market their products for an increased price.
· The findings noted logistical and volume ... READ MORE
· The Florida oyster aquaculture industry is rapidly growing but growers have experienced unexplainable mortality events in recent years.
· A new UF/IFAS program monitored oyster ... READ MORE
Join us for a discovery of oyster bed and mangrove restoration, living shorelines.
The UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2021. As part of this celebration, the UF/IFAS St Lucie County and Martin ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County congratulates the newest graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist Program in St Lucie County.
On Friday February 5, 2021, nineteen students successfully completed the Florida Master Natural Program ... READ MORE
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
Nature has provided us with an incredible resource in the diverse assemblage of molluscan shellfish that inhabit our coastal bays and estuaries. One bivalve species in particular provides many human benefits. The eastern oyster (Crassostrea ... READ MORE
SEPT. 19, 2014 UPDATE: The time-frame for the Oct. 1 workshop in Apalachicola has been adjusted. The workshop will start with sign-in and discussion at 2:00 p.m. and last until 4 p.m.
SEPT. 18, 2014 UPDATE: The format for the Oct. ... READ MORE
Oyster Boats on Apalachicola Bay: Photo by Erik Lovestrand, UF/IFAS Franklin County Extension Director
A notice has been issued by the California Dept. of Public Health dated June 27 that is seeking public comment on a proposed rule change ... READ MORE