Marine Science

What are Microplastics?

Free program “Microplastics: Tiny pieces causing big problems in our waters.” Join Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County Sea Grant Extension agent, to learn about the impacts associated with microplastics pollution in our waters on Friday January 20 at 10 a.m. – Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze. No registration required. …

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Federal and State Fisheries Regulations and Management Workshops

Federal and State Recreational Fisheries Regulations & Management Workshop Okaloosa and Santa Rosa County University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant are hosting two Fisheries Regulations & Management Workshops Feb. 24in Pensacola and Feb. 25 in Destin. Topics include federal and state fisheries management and regulation updates, new publications, and new tools/techniques in …

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Learn about seagrasses at the 14th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration!!!

Join us for 2 great events at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze!!!  Recently, we have been hearing a lot about how important Seagrasses to the health of our waterways. Join us March 29, 2014 to learn more about these important resources!! In addition, the Gulf Breeze Rotary will be hosting a Gumbo Cookoff at …

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The 13th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration

Join local groups and organizations to protect water quality and coastal habitats! Join us for the 13th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration.  The 13th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration free family event will be held at Shoreline Park South (across from the Recreation center on Shoreline Drive) in Gulf Breeze, Florida. The event will be held March …

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2013 NW Florida Artifical Reef Workshop

  Registration is Now Open for 2013 NW Florida Artificial Reef Workshop February 19 – 20, 2013 in Niceville, Florida.   Northwest Florida’s Artificial Reef Workshop, the first since 2006, will be held February 19 – 20, 2013 at the Niceville Community Center. The public is invited to attend all sessions of the 1.5 day …

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Florida Master Naturalist Freshwater Wetlands Module to be offered beginning February 28, 2013.

Fl. Master Naturalist Freshwater Wetlands Module Most Thursdays, Feb. 28 through April 25 Registration Closes February 22, 2013 Interested in knowing more about the plants, wildlife, and environmental issues affecting the diverse freshwater wetland ecosystems of Florida?  Want to canoe, hike, and have intelligent discussion with like-minded individuals interested in sharing their knowledge of the …

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Marine Life that celebrate the Holidays!

“Sea”sons greetings! Many types of marine life have holiday themed names. Check some of them out here

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