New boating law in Florida is anchored in Sea Grant’s legal analysis.
Florida Sea Grant agents around the state are educating Floridians about how seagrasses help provide clean water to swim in and homes for fish we love to eat.
The symposium increases capacity of coastal communities and leaders to make informed decisions, balance diverse uses, ensure access, and plan for the future of their working waterfronts.
Early Registration Deadline Approaching for the 2015 National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium
Early bird registration lasts until August 24 for the 4th National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium. The symposium provides a forum for stakeholders from across the U.S. to connect and showcase innovative, successful, and timely solutions to waterfront and waterway issues.
Feeling the squeeze: Florida Sea Grant provides multiple tools to help coastal communities balance competing demands for water access
If coastal communities are to remain sustainable, residents, visitors, policy makers, and regulators need new methods and information sources to harmonize the growing demand for access to their beaches and waterways. Researchers and extension specialists at Florida Sea Grant are making that challenge a priority.
Any individual involved with working waterfronts and waterways is invited to submit an abstract by April 15. The symposium will take place November 16-19 in Tampa.
Monroe County, the Florida Keys, partnering with the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Clean Vessel Act has created a Keys-Wide mobile Pump Out Program that provides free pump out service.
Cruising down the channels and canals of Florida’s expansive Indian River Lagoon, many coastal boaters and fishermen appear unaware their onboard habits may be threatening what lies beneath — the oyster reefs, seagrass beds and sensitive shorelines that provide homes, nurseries and meals for the waterway’s fish and wildlife. That kind of knowledge now fits right in the palm…