Coastal cleanup by the numbers
This year, the International Coastal Cleanup was a back in full swing and was a huge success! Nearly 300 volunteers turned out to remove almost 4,000 pounds of trash from local shorelines! This is second only ... READ MORE
No doubt about it!! Technology has changed our lives.
Did you know there are nearly 7.3 Billion cell phones in use? That's nearly 1 phone for every person on the planet. So digital technology is literally at your fingertips. The Google ... READ MORE
Written by 2022 Summer Intern Aadil Rahman, hosted by Monica Scroggin & Joyce Kleen from the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
My experience at Crystal River was eye-opening, the reality of managing a refuge in the ... READ MORE
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
Written by 2022 Summer Intern Jessie Moses, hosted by Savanna Barry (UF/IFAS NCBS)
Sci-Comm for Floridians and beyond
As an intern this summer, I got to work with Dr. Savanna Barry creating marine and coastal science communications ... READ MORE
by Jessie Moses and Savanna Barry
We are in the dog days of summer and with price of gas these days, exploring the coast from the comfort of home can be a great option. We are excited to announce two new virtual options to explore and learn ... READ MORE
Florida's newest Aquatic Preserve, the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (NCAP), is about to reach an important milestone. Since designation in 2020, managers and staff at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have worked hard ... READ MORE
Written by Buster Thompson, Chronicle Reporter
Anglers fish with hooks, lines, and sinkers to get their catch of the day.
Biologists on the other hand use electrofishing to stun and collect their wild specimens, and state scientists needed ... READ MORE
Florida is popular for its outdoor attractions with numerous beaches, pools, roller coasters, and great golfing opportunities. It can be tempting to stay out all day. However, with outdoor activities comes thunderstorms and, with it, lightning. ... READ MORE