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Timmons presents at Georgia Association of Marine Education conference

Mare Timmons gave a presentation titled, Teacher Research: Letting them Go with the Flow, at the Georgia Association of Marine Education (GAME) 2015 conference, which took place Oct. 16-18 on Tybee Island. She was awarded a full scholarship to attend… Full story

UGA Marine Extension provides expertise in legacy research program at Islands High School

University of Georgia Marine Extension staff mentored Islands High School students on coastal research as part of the Legacy Research Program. UGA Marine Extension teamed with the Ogeechee Audubon Society to give forty-eight students guidance while they presented their work… Full story

Mona Behl selected to participate in 2015 – 2016 PSO Leadership Academy

Georgia Sea Grant’s associate director, Mona Behl, is one of 17 faculty-staff leaders who have been selected to participate in the University of Georgia’s (UGA) 2015-2016 Public Service and Outreach (PSO) Vivian H. Fisher Leadership Academy. The nine-month-long program provides… Full story

2017 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship application now open

This fellowship program was established by Congress in 1979 and is named in honor of one of Sea Grant’s founders, former NOAA Administrator John A. Knauss. The Fellowship offers a unique educational experience to graduate and professional students who have… Full story

Prepping a future workforce for careers at the CDC

Former Georgia Sea Grant communications graduate assistant Lacey Avery returned to the University of Georgia on October 6 to mentor students interested in pursuing careers at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Avery worked with Georgia Sea Grant… Full story

UGA Marine Extension to measure flooding levels during king tide

Staff from the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will be on Tybee Island Oct. 28 to measure the higher than normal water levels expected to accompany the king tide, which will occur that week. What: Flood… Full story

University of Georgia collaborates with multi-state team on rain garden app

The University of Georgia EcoScapes Sustainable Land Use Program has collaborated with the University of Connecticut and a team representing 13 states to develop a free app to help homeowners, landscapers and contractors design, install and maintain rain gardens. The… Full story

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcome 2015-2016 Marine Education interns

Four recent college graduates have been awarded one-year marine education internships with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Funded by Georgia Sea Grant, one of 33 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant programs located throughout the country,… Full story

UGA Marine Extension joins the party at Coastfest 2015

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant participated in the annual Coastfest public outreach event in Brunswick. Coordinated and hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resource Division, the event was attended by approximately 7,500 public visitors and… Full story

Georgia Sea Grant connects coastal fishermen with inland markets

Contact: Tori Stivers, 770-460-2506, tstivers@uga.edu. Georgia’s coast is home to some of the most succulent shrimp and tender blue crab available, but the state’s inland consumers have often purchased their seafood elsewhere. Georgia Sea Grant is looking to change that… Full story

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