A coastal scene along Lemon Bay in Sarasota County, Florida.

MARINE AND COASTAL

The Marine and Coastal Program (Sea Grant) highlights and helps preserve the quality and abundance of coastal and marine resources through education and hands-on experiences.

 

 


 
 

RECENT MARINE AND COASTAL BLOG POSTS

Healthy eating, happy fishing and happy holidays

By AMBER WARD, Extension Program Manager, Family Nutrition Program and ARMANDO UBEDA, Florida Sea Grant, Sarasota County Extension Agent With the holidays approaching, it is good to know that Florida makes it easier for many residents to save money and eat healthy. Qualifying Florida residents/anglers can fish for free from a saltwater shoreline or on a structure attached to

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Microplastic pollution is everywhere, including Sarasota County

The pervasiveness of microplastic pollution is scary. Stories on where these tiny plastics are found continually fill my inbox. Here is a personal list I have been keeping regarding where microplastics have been found in: the air we breath (see this article published in The Guardian); all oceans (see the
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