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oysters freshly harvested from oyster farm in the ocean resting in a gloved hand

Oyster monitoring project provides insight to spring mortalities


April 4, 2022

  Highlights ·         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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Food Is Our Middle Name, Oyster, Oyster Farming, Oysters, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

Research helps keep stone crab on your plate for years to come


March 2, 2022

Highlights Demand for Florida stone crab is on the rise with prices at all-time highs. Researchers are working to help crab populations and support the fishery. A recent research study found that traps may not be a source of ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Sea Grant, Food Is Our Middle Name, National Crab Meat Day, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Stone Crab, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

Horseshoe crabs need your love, South Florida. Join the Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch on Feb. 12


February 3, 2022

Horseshoe crabs are a vital part of Florida’s coastal ecology. Their eggs are a major food source for shorebirds migrating north as well as many fish species. A statewide Horseshoe Crab Watch is expanding into Miami-Dade County and ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS
Tags: Ana Zangroniz, Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents, Wildlife Conservation
image - Biscayne Bay waterway in Miami

Top five eco-friendly resolutions for 2021 just for Southeast Florida


December 17, 2020

SOUTHEAST FL. – [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]What will your resolution be for 2021? If you live in Southeast Florida, there are plenty of eco-friendly opportunities to explore.[/inlinetweet] In 2020, we learned to transform ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Master Naturalist Program, Florida Sea Grant, Lisa Krimsky, Resolutions, Sustainability, UF IFAS News, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Monroe County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents, UF/IFAS Master Gardener Volunteer Program
image - greater amberjack in ocean

Florida Sea Grant leads call to action on Greater Amberjack, public input needed


November 16, 2020

FLORIDA – A gap of knowledge surrounding the status and future of the Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) is the driving force behind a $10 Million project involving the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Conservation, Florida Sea Grant, Greater Amberjack, UF IFAS News, UF School Of Fisheries, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

Florida Sea Grant, DOH launch outreach to help dog owners protect pets from becoming a blue-green algae fatality statistic


October 7, 2020

Some dogs love to swim in the water, and some may even take a bite from fish they locate floating on the water’s surface. The danger comes when dogs are exposed to waters with blue-green algae that are emitting toxins. That blue-green algae, ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Blue-green Alga, Cyanobacteria, Department Of Health Martin County, Department Of Health St. Lucie County, Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents, Vincent Encomio

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