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
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
Written by 2022 Summer Intern Kyle Williams, hosted by Dr. Charlie Martin from UF/IFAS NCBS
This summer I had the opportunity to work under Dr. Martin as an undergrad intern. This internship provided a wide array of ... READ MORE
Written by 2022 Summer Intern Chloe Schwab, hosted by Dr. Mark Clark from UF/IFAS Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences
What is spat?
This summer I was able to be an NCBS summer intern for Dr. Clark and his project operation spatfall. ... READ MORE
Written by 2022 Summer Intern Aliyah Formont, hosted by Timothy Jones, Trisha Green, Kate Suchanec, and Catherine Puma from the BBSAP
I had the opportunity to spend my summer with the Department of Environmental Protection and the Big Bend ... READ MORE
by Ana Zangroniz and Savanna Barry
What are mangroves?
Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees and shrubs that reside in low-energy, intertidal areas. They like to grow in warm areas, or where the temperatures do not hit lower than freezing for ... 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
Written by 2022 Summer Intern Walker Marechal, hosted by Mike Allen (UF/IFAS NCBS) and Caleb Purtlebaugh (FWC)
Fishery monitoring is critical to assessing the health and sustainability of fish populations in Cedar Key, West Florida. Fish ... READ MORE