Marine and Coastal
The NE Florida Sea Grant Extension program is based at the UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County Office. It serves St. Johns and Flagler Counties. The program works closely with commercial and recreational fishing groups, marinas, environmentally-concerned groups, 4-H and other youth programs, local school teachers and marine researchers. Maia McGuire is the NE Florida Sea Grant Extension agent.
Within this section, you will find information about the sources of microplastics, how they end up in our waters, and the threats they pose to marine life.
Invasive species, like the lionfish, pose a threat to native marine life.
Education resources include marine-themed curricula for K-12 grades, other educational activities/resources for teachers, and programs for lifelong learners (adults).