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
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 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 Jamie Hammond and Savanna Barry
On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, partners worked together to remove 52 derelict blue crab traps from the Steinhatchee estuary. They removed a total of 1,120 pounds of debris, continuing a years-long effort ... READ MORE
Written by 2021 UF/IFAS NCBS Summer Intern, Grace Hejmanowski
This summer I had the opportunity to work with artificial oyster reefs and water quality in Cedar Key while interning for Dr. Mark Clark at NCBS. I also had the opportunity ... READ MORE
Since the establishment of NCBS six years ago, scientific outreach, education, and extension have been among the primary priorities of the work of the station. The station has built up staff, volunteers, and facilities to communicate and educate ... READ MORE
Coastal cleanup by the numbers
This year, the International Coastal Cleanup was a back in full swing and was a success! At least 140 volunteers braved the rain to remove nearly 2,500 pounds of trash from local shorelines. This is similar to ... READ MORE
We focus a lot on oyster restoration here at the Nature Coast Biological Station and a new project aimed at reducing plastic use in oyster restoration has us excited. This project is called the Partnership for Plastic-free Restoration of Oyster ... READ MORE
Written by Mark Clark, Associate Professor, Wetland Ecology with UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Dept.
Tropical Storm Elsa passed 35 miles west of Cedar Key on July 7 with a peak wind gust of 49.6 kn. A maximum storm surge of 2.56’ ft occurred ... READ MORE
Guest post authored by Tom Ankersen
Seagrass from all angles
Florida Sea Grant provides small grant funding opportunities for its specialists, affiliates and agents to collaborate on programming to develop and apply the science, policy and outreach ... READ MORE