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UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant prepare communities for hurricanes

Using information gathered from focus groups in coastal communities, Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is working with researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research to better understand how to communicate hurricane risks so that the public will take… Full story

Workshop will focus on Georgia’s rich shrimping industry

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will host a workshop on Georgia shrimp in Brunswick, Ga., on Nov. 18 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Participants will learn about the economic importance of the shrimping industry in Georgia and the connection between… Full story

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 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

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’s R/V Georgia Bulldog logs nearly two decades of sea turtle research

For the 18th year, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SC DNR) has enlisted the help of the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s R/V Georgia Bulldog crew to provide logistical support and assist with the… 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

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