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Resilient Cedar Key team launches flooding vulnerability mapper


April 24, 2023

New Tool Launches to Help Cedar Key Prepare for Flooding What will future flooding be like in Cedar Key? This can be tough to visualize but technology can help. The Resilient Cedar Key team just launched a new tool, now available to all. The ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Climate Change, Coastal Systems, Flood Mapping Tool, Flooding, Flooding Vulnerability Assessment, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Resilience, Rosewood, Sea Level Rise
volunteers plant marsh grasses at the donor marsh

Old Fenimore Mill Living Shoreline Update


April 3, 2023

Guest post by: Jackie Hill, Old Fenimore Mill (OFM) Homeowners' Association  Living Shoreline Master Plan Inspires OFM Living Shoreline On March 19, 2019 Savanna Barry, the Regional Specialized Extension Agent based in Cedar Key, FL at the ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Marsh, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration

New River, Who Dis? Snook Habitat Expansion in the Nature Coast

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March 27, 2023

Written by Ashley McDonald, UF/IFAS NCBS Research Scientist  Project Summary The Suwannee River system was targeted this past winter by biologists in electrofishing boats to study a new addition to the local fish community, the recently ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, FWC, NCBS Graduate Students, Research, Snook, Springs, SRWMD, Suwannee River

NCBS Research Scientist and Master’s Student Volunteering Efforts With 2022 Fish Slams

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February 23, 2023

Written by Ashley McDonald, Biological Scientist at UF/IFAS NCBS What's a Fish Slam? NCBS staff researcher (Ashley McDonald) and master’s student (Zoey Hendrickson) were two of dozens of biologists from 12 organizations that congregated ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Fisheries, Fishing, Invasive Species, Recreation, Research

Catch the Nature Coast Currents in 2023


January 13, 2023

The Nature Coast Currents webinar series aims to communicate and catalog research happening along Florida's Nature Coast. In 2022-2023, the series focuses especially along the southern portion encompassed by the Nature ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Nature Coast Currents, NCBS Graduate Students, Research, Seagrass, Webinar

Cedar Key Coastal Cleanup 2022 Results


October 7, 2022

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Cleanup, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Florida Sea Grant, Human Dimensions, InsideNatureCoast, Marine Debris, NCBS Volunteers, Plastic, Recreation

Help safeguard Florida’s fishing future! Become a Florida Friendly Angler


September 7, 2022

What is Florida Friendly Angler? Florida Friendly Angler is a free, online course open to anyone, especially anglers looking to up their game! The course teaches skills and practices that help fish and the environment, a win-win for our ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, InsideNatureCoast

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