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Remembering Don Sweat, One of Florida Sea Grant’s First Marine Extension Agents

Over Don’s 33-year career, he made numerous advancements in the fields of aquaculture, commercial fisheries and marine education. These advancements led to changes in state laws and regulations, particularly in the sponge industry. Florida Sea Grant has lost one of its most cherished friends as well as one of its true pioneers, Don Sweat. He…

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Sea Grant opens aquaculture research funding opportunities of up to $13.5 million

National Sea Grant Office announces three aquaculture opportunities. Three funding opportunities for up to $13.5 million in aquaculture research have been announced by the National Sea Grant College Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The opportunities address distinct aspects of domestic aquaculture and  bear different deadlines for letters of intent. The national office will give…

Florida Sea Grant Seeking Letters of Intent for Applied Coastal and Ocean Research Projects

Florida Sea Grant is now seeking letters of intent for two-year coastal and ocean applied research grants that reflect priorities identified in the current Florida Sea Grant Strategic Plan.