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A 2023 hurricane season success story: Cedar Key’s living shorelines bolster resilient community

Kirsten Romaguera RabinNovember 29th, 2023Living shorelines use natural solutions – installed plants and habitat structures – to strengthen beaches against erosion. Three living shorelines projects out of the Cedar Key-based UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS) were installed after Hurricane Hermine brought a then-record storm surge to the coastal town in 2016. When that record was topped by Hurricane […]

National Estuaries Week – Habitats

Rick O'ConnorSeptember 20th, 2022You cannot have a healthy estuary without healthy habitats.  Estuaries include habitats such as mud flats, sand bottoms, salt marshes, mangrove swamps, oyster reefs, and seagrass meadows.  Here in the Pensacola Bay system Florida Sea Grant has been focusing on the health and restoration of salt marshes, oyster reefs, and seagrass meadows.  We have also […]

Oyster Reef Display

tracydzNovember 2nd, 2017The Oyster Reef display panels were created to be showcased at the recent UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station Open House. Dr. Peter Frederick worked with the UF/IFAS Communications graphics staff to create 4 – 30″ x 58″ posters. The intent was to give an understanding of how oyster reefs work, why they are important, what […]

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