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Three Georgia artists will offer new perspectives on the value of the state’s coastal resources

December 2, 2022

Artists from Savannah and Atlanta will explore Georgia’s coastal culture and natural resources through art as part of Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Artists, Writers and Scholars program, which launched in 2021. The program supports projects designed to produce… Full story

Three recent college graduates selected for Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship

November 30, 2022

Three college graduates will work with state, federal and non-governmental agencies over the next year as part of the Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship. The fellowship places early career professionals in host offices where they gain hands-on experience in resource… Full story

Four graduate students selected for Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship

October 21, 2021

Four graduate students will gain hands-on experience in the planning and implementation of coastal and marine policies and programs in Georgia as part of their Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship. The year-long fellowship offers a unique opportunity for students to… Full story

Message from the Director

October 26, 2020

Greetings and I hope you all are well. 2020 has certainly been an interesting year. While it has been difficult on all of us, I am extremely proud of our faculty and staff for making sure we continue to conduct… Full story

UGA partners with Okefenokee swamp to conserve and protect native alligators

August 31, 2020

A partnership between University of Georgia researchers and the Okefenokee Swamp Park focuses on conservation and education efforts needed to maintain the swamp’s native alligator population, which is vital to the economic vitality of the region. On Aug. 27, UGA’s… Full story

Three students selected to participate in the Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship

August 24, 2020

Three graduate students will be serving the Georgia coast and community as Georgia Sea Grant State Fellows. The Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship Program provides recent graduates the unique opportunity to acquire hands-on experience in the planning and implementation of… Full story

Georgia Sea Grant Research Trainees study issues impacting the coast

August 3, 2020

Five students from universities across Georgia have been selected to participate in Georgia Sea Grant’s Research Trainee program. During their year-long traineeship, these students will conduct high-quality research and gain critical professional skills while working with faculty and professional mentors…. Full story

Two graduate students from Georgia selected as Knauss finalists

July 21, 2020

Graduate students from University of Georgia and Savannah State University have been selected as finalists for the 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program. The program is designed for graduate students who… Full story

A school field trip to the coast was cancelled. The students’ support was not

July 13, 2020

Each Spring, fifth grade students from St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Atlanta visit the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island. And each year, they bring a gift: Proceeds from an annual cookie sale they hold in advance of… Full story

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