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UGA creates stormwater management tools to help reduce flooding in coastal communities

September 29, 2021

Fact sheets, checklists and a video created by faculty at the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant are helping coastal communities invest in green infrastructure that protect areas from flooding and pollution from stormwater runoff. In the… Full story

Program certifies ecotourism guides at the Georgia coast

August 12, 2021

UGA program provides best practices related to water-based tourism activities Osprey diving for fish, roseate spoonbills foraging in tidal creeks and American oystercatchers tending to their nests on barrier islands are just a few things visitors may see while exploring the… Full story

Coastal Tourism Conference

November 6, 2020

Georgia’s second annual Coastal Tourism Conference is scheduled for Nov. 6, 2020 at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. The conference will bring together business owners, tourism officials, government representatives and community organizations interested in learning about our state’s coastal tourism… Full story

UGA updates Georgia fishing guides for recreational anglers; makes information available online

October 15, 2020

Looking for the best fishing hot spots in coastal Georgia? You’ll find them and more in the Guide to Coastal Fishing in Georgia map series, recently updated by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant thanks to a Coastal Incentive… Full story

CANCELED: World Oceans Day

June 6, 2020

*To ensure the health and safety of our community given the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, this event has been canceled. Please follow our Facebook page on June 6 where we’ll be sharing information about our work to protect our oceans… Full story

CANCELED: Tybee Beach Cleanup

May 16, 2020

*To ensure the health and safety of our community given the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, this event has been canceled. We will do our best to reschedule in the fall.   UGA Marine Extension and GA Sea Grant will team up… Full story

New sustainable ecotourism certificate aims to protect shorebirds while supporting tourism

May 12, 2020

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is partnering with the nonprofit Manomet Inc. to develop a new certification program for water-based tour companies that provides them with the tools to implement best practices when it comes to birding-related tourism… Full story

CANCELED: World Migratory Bird Day

May 9, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our community given the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, World Migratory Bird Day and the Project Flying Wild Teacher workshop have been canceled.  Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day at the UGA Aquarium! Learn about… Full story

Connecting Georgia seafood producers to consumers during the coronavirus pandemic

May 8, 2020

As farmers and food distributers struggle to get their products into the hands of consumers, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant has teamed up with UGA Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture to generate business for the… Full story

CANCELED: Horseshoe Crab Encounters

May 7, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our community given the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, this event has been canceled. Travel by skiff to a barrier island and witness horseshoe crabs coming inshore to spawn! Work alongside educators from the… Full story

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