Written by 2019 Summer Intern Shea Husband, with host Caleb Purtlebaugh from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
My name is Shea Husband and this summer I worked with Florida Fish and Wildlife’s ... READ MORE
Written by 2019 Summer Intern Samantha Hoskins, with host Peter Frederick from UF IFAS Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Prior to this internship, I associated oysters with the wealthy bourgeoisie— people who owned beachfront property ... READ MORE
Cedar Key Bird Rescue (CKBR) was founded in August 2016 by the Cedar Keys Audubon with support from several organizations. Supporters include the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station, Florida Sea Grant, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ... READ MORE
Written by 2019 Summer Intern Sarah Tevlin, with hosts Carrie Adams and Stephanie Verhulst with UF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department.
A Study in Splinters.
This summer, I had the honor of working with the Carrie Adams Restoration ... READ MORE
Seagrass fruit, who knew?
Did you know that seagrasses are flowering plants? And did you know that many seagrasses also produce fruit?! Yep, there is such thing as seagrass fruit. Most people have never seen a seagrass flower, much less a seagrass ... READ MORE
Seagrass safe boating
Summer boating season is in full swing! In my mind, almost nothing beats a beautiful day on the water. Florida has plenty of gorgeous coastal areas for boating, but boat traffic can take a toll on sensitive habitats ... READ MORE
An ever-expanding volunteer base
Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch (FHCW) is a citizen science program established along Florida's coast in 2015. The spring 2019 sampling season (Mar-Apr 2019) ... READ MORE
Experienced inshore boaters are all too familiar with the common sight of scarred seagrass. Seagrass meadows, located in shallow coastal waters, are vulnerable to damage by props, hulls, and anchors. The Nature Coast is especially vulnerable ... READ MORE
What are pioneer snook?
Common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) are a highly sought-after sport fish found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. Lately, anglers are catching many more snook in the ... READ MORE
NCBS Intern Report written by Jasmine Schwadron, and host Dr. Charlie Martin, Estuarine Ecologist at UF/IFAS NCBS
This summer I had the incredible opportunity to intern at the Nature Coast Biological Station under Charlie ... READ MORE