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How Complicated is Permitting a Living Shoreline? It Depends!

July 6, 2023

"It Depends"  Have you ever asked a question about permitting along a shoreline and heard the answer “Well, it depends”? Well, it does! It depends on whether the land or water jurisdiction is private, state, or federally managed. Furthermore, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Erosion, Erosion Control, Living Shoreline, Permitting, Pgm_Marine, Shoreline
Living Shoreline course participants visit a local shoreline to assess and consider living shoreline characteristics. [CREDIT: UF/IFAS Extension, Mandy Sunshine Baily]

Partners for Living Shorelines: A Thank You to Colleagues and Course Participants

June 28, 2023

Thank You Partners and Course Participants for a Great Start in 2023! The Florida Sea Grant Living Shoreline Program core team - Dr. Savanna Barry, Armando J. Ubeda, Rick O’Connor, Dr. Vincent Encomio, and Mandy Sunshine Baily- would like ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Erosion, Erosion Control, Florida Sea Grant, Living Shoreline, Pgm_Marine, Shoreline

World Environment Day 2023: #BeatPlasticPollution

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June 1, 2023

An Introduction to World Environment Day On June 5th ,1972, the first-ever global conference that put international environmental issues at the forefront, took place in Stockholm, Sweden. The “Conference on the Human Environment” gathered ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Work & Life
Tags: Events, Microplastics, Pgm_Sustain, Plastic, Plastic Cleanup, Plastic Policy, Plastic Pollution, World Environment Day
screenshot of sarasota county water quality story map landing page. [credit: uf/ifas extension sarasota county]

Sarasota County Launches Interactive Water Quality “Story Map”

May 9, 2023

As part of Sarasota County’s ongoing commitment to water quality and protecting area water resources, the county has launched an interactive web tool showcasing a variety of water quality preservation projects and initiatives. From county ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Conservation, Pgm_Admin, Preservation, Reclamation, Sarasota County, Treatment, Water, Water Quality, Wildlife
a living shoreline on a white, sandy beach, with a setting sun reflecting over calm waters. [credit: uf/ifas]

Florida opens grant program for Ian-, Nicole-damaged beaches

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January 31, 2023

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection sent the following information Jan. 31 regarding a grant program for beach restoration projects resulting from Hurricane Ian and/or Hurricane Nicole damages: For Immediate Release: Jan. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Wildlife
Tags: Beach, Coast, Environment Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, FDEP, Hurricane, Pgm_Admin, Rejuvenation, Restoration, Restore, Shore, Storm
Boats affected by hurricane Ian

Recursos para las industrias de pesca y acuicultura de Florida afectadas por el huracán Ian

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October 6, 2022

El huracán Ian causó daños significativos en gran parte de Florida, y las industrias de pesca y acuicultura del estado se vieron particularmente afectadas. Varios recursos están disponibles para los miembros de estas industrias que necesiten ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Acuicultura, Ayuda Financiera, Desastre, Industrias De Pesca, Pesca Comercial, Pgm_Marine, StormPrep

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