UGA scholar selected for Knauss Fellowship

University of Georgia alumna Gabriella Bliss Giordano has been awarded the John A. Knauss Marine Policy fellowship for 2024. Sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program, the year-long fellowship matches current and recent graduate students with hosts in the… Full story

UGA study shows recreational fishing brings in millions annually to Georgia’s coastal economy

A recent study by University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, funded by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division, sheds light on the economic contributions of saltwater recreational fishing to Georgia’s coastal economy.  Saltwater recreational… Full story

Four graduate students selected for State Fellowship

Four college graduates will work with state, federal and non-governmental agencies over the next year as part of the UGA Marine Extension Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship. The fellowship places recent graduate students in host offices where they gain hands-on… Full story

Three new educators join the UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant team  

Three recent college graduates have been awarded one-year marine education fellowships with University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Based at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island, the fellowship provides early career professionals with… Full story

Georgia researchers and residents work together to monitor harmful algal blooms

Anytime you take a dip in the ocean, you can expect to be swimming among hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of microscopic organisms called phytoplankton. They come in different shapes and sizes, and all play a critical role in the… Full story

Georgia artists explore coastal issues through dance, paintings, illustrations and music

Four artists based in Savannah, Athens, and Kennesaw will soon launch new projects exploring Georgia’s coastal culture and natural resources through art as part of UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Artists, Writers and Scholars program, which launched in… Full story

Student researchers launch innovative projects to address coastal issues

Five graduate students from the University of Georgia, Georgia Southern University and Georgia Tech have been selected to lead year-long coastal research projects as part of the Georgia Sea Grant Research Traineeship. This marks the sixth year of the traineeship,… Full story

New exhibition at the UGA Aquarium showcases metal art inspired by the marine carbon cycle

Dive into the mesmerizing world of marine science and metal artistry with Athens-based artist Barbara Mann’s latest exhibition, “Forging Connections: Metal Art Inspired by the Marine Carbon Cycle,” on display at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway… Full story

UGA researchers work to save an iconic plant in the Lowcountry

UGA researchers work to save an iconic plant in the Lowcountry by Daniel Siegel and Emily Kenworthy Enter keywords   On Little St. Simons Island, Elizabeth King, an associate professor at the University of Georgia, stands in a knee-high meadow… Full story

Symposium highlights the value of investing in blue carbon

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant partnered with the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government, and the UGA School of Law to host the Blue Carbon Law Symposium in May 2023 in Athens, Georgia…. Full story

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