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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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In Georgia, Sea Grant and shrimpers hope new app will bring more data on black gill

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In Georgia, Sea Grant and shrimpers hope new app will bring more data on black gill

Georgia Sea Grant and the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography entered their fourth year of black gill research with the introduction of a new smartphone app that will allow shrimpers to help scientists collect data on the problem.

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