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Request for Proposals: Recover and Response to Hurricane Irma

Purpose In collaboration with the University of Georgia’s Office of Research, Georgia Sea Grant encourages the submission of small, well-targeted proposals that seek to address the challenges related to Hurricane Irma. We will support physical science, social science, and engineering… Full story

UGA student uses innovative technology to study effectiveness of living shorelines

Field research on the Georgia coast in August can be challenging. Just ask Courtney Balling, a graduate student studying crop and soil sciences at the University of Georgia. “I don’t know if you’ve ever tried to walk out into our… Full story

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcome new educators

Four recent college graduates have been awarded one-year education internships with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Funded by Georgia Sea Grant, the interns will serve as educators for students, teachers and members of the coastal community. The interns… Full story

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant seek applications for public relations specialist

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is seeking a public relations specialist to join our communications team. We seek an applicant with a demonstrated interest in the environment and who has shown skills in creating content about related topics for… Full story

Message from the director

Greetings, I hope that all of you have had a productive and enjoyable summer. We sure have at Marine Extension and Georgia Sea grant. Our faculty and staff hosted several student interns who worked on projects that involved growing single… Full story

UGA Brunswick Station Open House scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will host an inaugural open house at the Brunswick Station on Sept. 28 from 4-7 p.m. Visitors of all ages are invited to enjoy local shrimp while touring the station, engaging with coastal… Full story

From research to policy: UGA graduate students will head to D.C. for fellowship

Two University of Georgia graduate students, Mary Katherine Rogener and Sarah Harrison, have been selected for the 2018 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The fellowship, sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program, will allow Harrison and Rogener to… Full story

Jessica Brown selected as 2017-18 Service-Learning Fellow

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s stormwater specialist, Jessica Brown, has been selected by the UGA Office of Service Learning to participate in the 2017-18 Service-Learning Fellows program. The year-long program provides 10 faculty members the opportunity to integrate service-learning… Full story

UGA engineer teams up with Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to clean up the coast

Plastic bottles, cigarette lighters and pieces of Styrofoam aren’t exactly the first thing you want to see when you head to the beach. Not only is marine debris an eyesore, it’s becoming increasingly prevalent and showing up all over the… Full story

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