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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

Two University System of Georgia graduates begin their Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships

February 26, 2021

Amara Davis, a graduate from Savannah State University, and Maria Mercedes Carruthers Ferrero, a graduate from the University of Georgia officially began their 2021-22 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships. The fellowship program is designed for graduate students who have an interest… 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

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

UGA receives $50,000 grant from AT&T to address flooding in Athens-Clarke County

February 14, 2020

A grant from AT&T will help an interdisciplinary team of UGA faculty assess long-term flood frequency and severity for Athens-Clarke County in order to better plan for future development and infrastructure investments. Paul Chambers Jr., regional director of external affairs… 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 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

UGA graduate students selected as Knauss finalists

July 31, 2019

Two graduate students from the University of Georgia have been selected as finalists for the 2020 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program. The finalists will spend one year in Washington, D.C. in… Full story

UGA Aquarium will celebrate migratory birds at Spring Celebration event

April 30, 2019

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will host its annual Spring Celebration event at the UGA Aquarium on May 11, from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. This year, the event will take place on World Migratory Bird Day and will… Full story

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