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SWFWMD, FWC, UF launch shocking snook study in King’s Bay


December 15, 2021

Written by Buster Thompson, Chronicle Reporter Anglers fish with hooks, lines, and sinkers to get their catch of the day. Biologists on the other hand use electrofishing to stun and collect their wild specimens, and state scientists needed ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Recreation, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Boating, Fisheries, Fishing, FWC, Recreation, Snook, Springs, SRWMD, Suwannee River

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
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Water Watch comes to Horseshoe Beach


June 8, 2020

Today is World Oceans Day (June 8th, 2020) and in the spirit of the day I want to recognize two very ocean-oriented volunteers: Janis and Dennis Daly. The Dalys volunteer for many coastal volunteer programs, including Florida Horseshoe Crab ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Citizen Science, Coastal Systems, InsideNatureCoast, Research, Suwannee River, Water Quality, Water Watch

Investigating drivers of seasonal shifts in fish abundance in the Homosassa River system


April 6, 2020

Written by Taylor Dluzniewski, M.S. in UF IFAS SFRC Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Florida is home to the world’s highest density of springs and the largest springs by volume (Force 2000). A key feature of Florida springs is their relatively ... READ MORE

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

NCBS Intern Report: Water Quality Monitoring and Mangrove Migration


August 6, 2019

Written by 2019 Summer Intern Juliana Navarro, with host Darlene Velez from the Suwanee River Water Management District   The Suwanee River Water Management District’s motto is "Water for Nature, Water for People." The Real ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Mangrove, NCBS Interns, SRWMD, Suwannee River, Water Quality
Big Bend Shellfish Trail signs in Steinhatchee

Follow the Big Bend Shellfish Trail


February 8, 2019

  Shellfish in Florida's Big Bend Shellfish harvest and consumption in Florida is an important facet of the maritime heritage of many coastal towns. The Florida Big Bend has several towns that still harbor local shellfish fisheries. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Blue Crabs, Clams, Coastal Systems, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Oysters, Recreation, Scalloping, Seafood, Shellfish Trail, Shrimp, Stone Crabs, Suwannee River

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