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ADVENTURE COAST SCALLOP SITTERS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Natural Resources B.J. Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, Florida Situation: Recreational scalloping is a popular summertime activity and economic driver along Florida's ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, B. J. Scharf, Brittany Scharf, Extension, Hernando Co., Ifas Extension, Natural Resources, NR, Scallop
Taylor Co Scallop Season Infographic Final banner

Ready for Scallop Season? Take Your Marks, Get Set, GO!!!


November 15, 2021

What are scallops? Scallops are bivalve mollusks that live in shallow waters close to shore along Florida's Gulf Coast, from Pensacola to the Florida Keys, and have a characteristic 40 blue eyes along the shell borders. They are quick swimmers ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: #BayScallop, #BigBendSeagrassAquaticPreserve, #RecreationalFishing, #SafetyBoating, #TaylorCounty, Floridaseagrant, FWC, Marinescience, Scallop, Seagrass
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Scallops after the season


November 15, 2021

What happens after Scallop season Scallop season deals with different challenges, including penny-sized scallops, rain (a lot of it in the last years), bad weather, storms, hurricane warnings and landings, flooded rivers, sea urchins, inexperienced ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: #BayScallop, #BigBend, #BigBendSeagrassAquaticPreserve, #Divers, #NatureCoast, #RecreationalFishing, #ScallopCount, #Scallopseason, #TaylorCounty, Floridaseagrant, FWC, Marinescience, Scallop, Seagrass, Volunteer
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Seagrass, sea urchin and scallop survey in Taylor County


November 15, 2021

Assessing the condition of seagrass, sea urchins, and scallops The UF/IFAS Extension Agent and a certified scientific volunteer diver visited the area between Piney Point and Grassy Island to assess the condition of seagrass, sea urchins (https://myfwc.com/research/saltwater/codes/food-bait-invertebrates/variable-urchin/) ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: #BayScallop, #BigBendSeagrassAquaticPreserve, #NatureCoast, #SeaUrchin, #TaylorCounty, FDEP, Floridaseagrant, FWC, Habitat, Marinescience, Scallop, Seagrass, Survey, Volunteer

Living and Working Safely In The Florida Sun!


July 21, 2021

This piece was written by Dr. Lindsey Warner and I stumbled upon the article while checking out the UF Lakewatch Program's awesome newsletter! The sun safety info included was one of the most comprehensive and easy to read summaries I've read ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Atlantic Ocean, Beach, Boating, Cancer, Carcinoma, Diving, Fishing, Gulf Of Mexico, Heat, Heat Stroke, Keys, Lobster Season, Melanoma, Mini Season, Ocean, Safety, Scallop, Scallop Season, Scalloping, Sea Grant, Skin Cancer, SPF, Squamous, Summer Vacation, Sun, Sunny, Sunscreen, UPF, UV, Water, Weather

Summertime Dive Safety And Dive Flag Awareness!


July 15, 2020

Snorkeling and diving are some of my favorite activities that I get to enjoy more often during the summer! The water is warm, scallop season has opened, lobster season is just around the corner and a perfect time for a lesson on dive flag awareness! ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Events, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Boat, Boating, Dive, Dive Flag, Diver Down, Flag, Florida, FWC, Lobster, Mask, Red…, Regulations, Safety, Scallop, Scuba, Sea Grant, Snorkel, Summer, White

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