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Community science supports environmental research

April 7, 2021

You don’t have to be a professional scientist with an advanced degree to make a meaningful contribution to scientific research. That is one conclusion of a recent paper by Dodie Sanders, an educator at the University of Georgia Marine Extension… Full story

UGA naturalist retires but legacy will continue on through endowed fellowship

December 11, 2020

For 30 years, John “Crawfish” Crawford has regaled campers and school children on field trips to the UGA Aquarium, guiding them on nature walks through the salt marsh and introducing them to the many creatures that call coastal Georgia home…. 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

CANCELED: 2020 Research and Student Symposium

May 7, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our community given the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, this event has been canceled.  Please join us for our Research and Student Symposium at the DeSoto Hotel in Savannah, Georgia, on May 7-8, 2020. During… Full story

Georgia Sea Grant is accepting applications for three fellowship opportunities

December 6, 2019

Georgia Sea Grant is seeking applications from graduate students for three fellowships: The Coastal Management Fellowship, the National Marine Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship and the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. These fellowships are designed for students who are interested in gaining… Full story

UGA partners on study to find sustainable methods of harvesting horseshoe crabs for the biomedical industry

October 25, 2019

Pacemakers, prosthetic implants, antibiotics, in fact every medicine or medical device approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, depend on the horseshoe crab. A protein in the blue blood of the crab is used to test medicine and medical… Full story

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcomes new Marine Education Fellows

September 30, 2019

Four recent college graduates have been awarded one-year marine education fellowships with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Funded by Georgia Sea Grant, the fellows will serve as educators for students, teachers and the general public. Over the course… Full story

UGA Brunswick Station Open House scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 26

September 10, 2019

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is hosting its second open house at the Brunswick Station on Sept. 26 from 4-7 p.m. Visitors of all ages are invited to tour the facility, engage with coastal experts, and learn about… Full story

South Atlantic Sea Grant programs seek proposals on community resilience to flooding 

August 15, 2019

South Atlantic Sea Grant programs, including Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina, are seeking research proposals that quantify the impacts of flooding on access to infrastructure and the associated economic costs to coastal communities. The regional funding opportunity addresses… Full story

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