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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

2017 (pdf)

2016 (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN GEORGIA RESULTED IN*

$7.4M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

1730

RESOURCE MANAGERS WHO USE ECOSYSTEM-BASED APPROACHES

15

COMMUNITIES IMPLEMENTED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES

75000

PARTICIPANTS ENGAGED IN SEA GRANT-SUPPORTED INFORMAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2018 for work conducted February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses.

Georgia Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Georgia Stories and News

After 50 years of on-site experiential education programs, Georgia Sea Grant goes virtual

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After 50 years of on-site experiential education programs, Georgia Sea Grant goes virtual

Educators at Georgia Sea Grant’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium are bringing the on-site, outdoor experiences to the classroom for the first time by way of virtual school trips.

Sea Grant Recognizes Best in Program

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Sea Grant Recognizes Best in Program

Sea Grant recently rolled out the (virtual) red carpet to recognize some of its own for their exemplary efforts at putting science to work for America’s coastal communities.

As 2020 draws to a close, Sea Grant is reflecting on its best moments of what has been an especially challenging year. Several Sea Grant projects and people were recently recognized by the Sea Grant Association (SGA) for their exceptional work. 

 

Georgia Sea Grant to coordinate studies on climate-induced population shifts

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Georgia Sea Grant to coordinate studies on climate-induced population shifts

Georgia Sea Grant, in partnership with 12 other Sea Grant programs, was awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study human displacement and relocation caused by climate change, and the societal and economic implications of such population shifts.

Sea Grant Report on Barriers to Shellfish Aquaculture in the U.S.

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Sea Grant Report on Barriers to Shellfish Aquaculture in the U.S.

A Sea Grant team of legal and aquaculture experts has released a report detailing eight case studies that identify challenges to the shellfish aquaculture industry in the United States. The project was funded through Sea Grant's 2017 national investment in aquaculture. 

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