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Georgia Sea Grant achieved college status in 1980 and is based at the University of Georgia (UGA). They partner with UGA Marine Extension to promote the economic, cultural and environmental health of Georgia’s coast and prepare citizens to become good stewards of coastal ecosystems and watershed resources.

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Georgia Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN GEORGIA RESULTED IN*

$4.9M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

460

JOBS

560

FISHERS ADOPT SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE FISHING PRACTICES

66000

WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. Jobs = jobs created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts.

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Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts on Flood Insurance

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Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts on Flood Insurance

Sea Grant programs in the Gulf of Mexico and Georgia help communities better understand how to create a Program for Public Information (PPI) and earn outreach points under the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System (CRS). Points earned through the CRS help improve a community's rating and can lead to discounted flood insurance premiums.

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes

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UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes

University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is working with researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research to better understand how to communicate hurricane risks so that the public will take necessary precautions before a storm.

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