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Workshop will educate coastal residents on best practices in stormwater management

Learn how to lessen the impact of stormwater runoff on water quality and coastal habitats during a two-day workshop presented by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. The workshop, May 18-19, will be held at the UGA Marine Extension… Full story

New project will investigate the impacts of recreational crabbing in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources awarded Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant a Coastal Incentive Grant to study recreational crabbing in Georgia. As part of the project, Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will partner with UGA Carl Vinson… Full story

Savannah launches Green Infrastructure to Green Jobs Initiative

The City of Savannah partnered with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to form an advisory committee of community leaders for the city’s new Green Infrastructure to Green Jobs Initiative. This program will create three urban tree nurseries on… Full story

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant faculty and staff among 2018 Public Service & Outreach award recipients

The Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach recognized faculty and staff members for outstanding service to the state and UGA April 16 at the 27th annual Public Service and Outreach Meeting and Awards Luncheon. Marine Extension… Full story

UGA event features an amazing natural phenomenon—horseshoe crab spawning

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will host a coastal excursion to witness horseshoe crabs congregating on Georgia’s beaches. The May 16 event will transport participants by skiff from the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island to… Full story

Keeping it Local: Reviving Georgia’s Seafood Heritage

Learn about UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s efforts to grow oyster aquaculture in the state and raise awareness of issues facing Georgia’s commercial fishing industry at “Keeping it local: Reviving Georgia’s seafood heritage.” The event will take place… Full story

Struggling sea turtle gets help from conservation groups, UGA

One little sea turtle was in the right place earlier this month when he began struggling off the coast of Georgia. A crew from Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary spotted the juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle having buoyancy issues, unable… Full story

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcomes Katie Higgins

Katie Higgins is UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s new marine educator and volunteer coordinator. In her dual role, she will provide hands-on experiential learning programs for students and grow Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s volunteer program. Higgins… Full story

Georgia Sea Grant assists in recovery and response to Hurricane Irma

In partnership with the University of Georgia Office of Research, Georgia Sea Grant has invested nearly $50,000 in rapid response funding to support six research projects that address challenges related to recovery and response to Hurricane Irma. Rapid response funding… Full story

Audubon International certifies first Sustainable Community in Georgia

With help from UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, The Landings community on Skidaway Island was recently designated by Audubon International as the first Certified Sustainable Community in Georgia. The decision to pursue certification was made in 2013 by… Full story

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