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Florida Sea Grant Helped Save Keys Lobster Industry Nearly $4 million After Hurricane Irma

Florida Sea Grant Helped Save Keys Lobster Industry Nearly $4 million After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma displaced more than 150,000 spiny lobster traps in the Florida Keys last year, sometimes miles away from their original locations. But...
Florida Sea Grant Helped Save Keys Lobster Industry Nearly $4 million After Hurricane Irma
North Carolina Sea Grant Extension Director Honored

North Carolina Sea Grant Extension Director Honored

When the national Sea Grant office asks the network of 33 programs for examples of outstanding community outreach and collaboration, one name is...
North Carolina Sea Grant Extension Director Honored
Plastic Microfibers Found in the Food Web of Three Lake Michigan Rivers

Plastic Microfibers Found in the Food Web of Three Lake Michigan Rivers

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant-funded research finds plastic microfibers in the water, sediment and fish of three major rivers that...
Plastic Microfibers Found in the Food Web of Three Lake Michigan Rivers
Resources for Aquaculture Farmers in Alabama

Resources for Aquaculture Farmers in Alabama

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium in partnership with several entities now provide web-base resources for aquaculture farmers in Alabama.
Resources for Aquaculture Farmers in Alabama
Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic

Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Programs (MASGP), in partnership with the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (OAP), are pleased to announce the availability...
Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic
Getting Students Hooked on Science

Getting Students Hooked on Science

Maryland Sea Grant is working to increase environmental literacy by partnering with teachers to bring aquaculture into the classroom.
Getting Students Hooked on Science
Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

The event, organized by Alaska Sea Grant and partners, aims to train the next generation of commercial fishermen to help turn the tide on...
Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit
USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts

USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts

USC Sea Grant has worked with communities in southern California for over six years on climate adaptation planning. They analyzed their efforts and...
USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts
Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut

Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut

Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut
Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...

Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...

Knowledge, Spread Wisely: Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting Wisconsin Waters
Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...
Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence

Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence

“There’s a worm on my oyster!”  Louisiana Sea Grant explains why this happens and why it's not necessarily a bad...
Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence
Counting the Fish in the Sea

Counting the Fish in the Sea

Atlantic menhaden have been called the most important fish in the sea, with good reason.
Counting the Fish in the Sea
Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...

Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...

Sea Grant programs in the Gulf of Mexico and Georgia help communities better understand how to create a Program for Public Information (PPI) and...
Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...
Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

A team of university and government scientists, selected by an expert review panel convened by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, will...
Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes

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...
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes
Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality

Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality

New Minnesota Sea Grant study suggests that using water clarity as an indicator of water quality may not necessarily work in all regions.
Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality
BayMap Leads to Discoveries in Offshore Waters Near and Far

BayMap Leads to Discoveries in Offshore Waters Near and Far

To fill a knowledge gap about the shallow seafloor right off Rhode Island's coast, Rhode Island Sea Grant invested in the development of BayMap, a...
BayMap Leads to Discoveries in Offshore Waters Near and Far
Teach the Kids to Fish

Teach the Kids to Fish

"By training the next generation of fishers through a hands-on mentorship program, scientists and fishers hope to feed the world for many...
Teach the Kids to Fish
Sea Grant announces $9.3 million for aquaculture research and industry support

Sea Grant announces $9.3 million for aquaculture research and industry support

Sea Grant announces $9.3 million for aquaculture research and industry support
Pictures Illustrate the State of North Carolina Fisheries

Pictures Illustrate the State of North Carolina Fisheries

In a collaborative effort, North Carolina Sea Grant developed a series of graphics 
to help the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries present...
Pictures Illustrate the State of North Carolina Fisheries

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Why Dunes are Important Lesson Plan

New Jersey Sea Grant

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Using modeling techniques, students discover how coastal dunes form and how they can protect coastal areas from erosion and flooding during storms and harsh weather events. Students will make predictions and observations, then come to their own conclusions about the importance of dunes and how they can make coastal areas more resilient against storms.

Shrinking Shorelines Lesson Plan

New Jersey Sea Grant

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In this activity students will build a model of a salt marsh and the land surrounding it out of clay. Students will use this model to see what happens to salt marshes when the sea level rises and how the slope of the land and the location affect the marshes survival.

Remote Setting Training Program to Grow Oysters

Maryland Sea Grant

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Many leaders in Maryland have highlighted the importance of developing oyster aquaculture in the state: this industry supports local working waterfronts and also helps the state’s struggling seafood industry. Maryland Sea Grant Extension helped to bring about changes in state policy to make it easier for residents to obtain leases for aquaculture operations in Chesapeake Bay, creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs. To help them pursue those opportunities, Maryland Sea Grant Extension and its partners have developed a number of programs that help shellfish growers to obtain start-up funding for these ventures and to build and operate them successfully.

Training Volunteers to Assist Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

Maryland Sea Grant

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Maryland and other states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are currently engaged in a multi-billion dollar effort to improve water quality by meeting Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) targets for nutrients and sediments. To accomplish this, municipalities around the region need help from trained and dedicated volunteers who can implement watershed restoration practices. Such practices include stormwater management tools like rain gardens and barrels.

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