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Catch the Nature Coast Currents


August 21, 2020

Since our ribbon cutting in 2017, the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station has hosted annual Open House events. Our staff looked forward to it every year as a valuable chance to chat about our work. This year, we are not letting the pandemic ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Applied Research, Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Ecosystem Models, Fisheries, Fisheries Management, Fishing, FWC, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Lone Cabbage Reef, Marsh, NCBS Graduate Students, Oysters, Research, Restoration, Seagrass, Shoreline Restoration, Snook, Suwannee River, Virtual Learning, Water Quality

Coastal job available: Oyster reef monitoring technician


July 31, 2020

About the job Temporary OPS field technician positions are available to help with monitoring activities associated with the Lone Cabbage Reef oyster restoration project. The position involves assisting the research coordinator and graduate ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Applied Research, Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Fisheries, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Oysters, Research, Restoration, Suwannee River, Water Quality

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

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Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
Oyster beds off of the coast of Cedar Key, Florida.

How are we doing after 50+ years of oyster restoration in the US?


August 14, 2018

If you are like me, you have heard a lot of buzz lately about oyster restoration efforts. But did you know that oyster restoration has been going on in the United States since at least 1964? What have we learned since then about oyster restoration? ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Oysters, Research, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration
a diver studies seagrass

New research on seagrass resilience in the Nature Coast


June 7, 2018

Seagrass in the Nature Coast Seagrasses are flowering, marine plants with fully developed leaves, roots, and rhizomes. Seagrasses support many valuable ecosystem functions such as improving water clarity and providing habitat. Along Florida’s ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Applied Research, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Research, Seagrass

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