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Explore Our Coasts
Dr. David Kimbro and Dr. Randall Hughes work to unlock the secrets of the intertidal ecosystems that make up our coasts. In a series of short videos, they explore the inner workings of salt marshes, oyster reefs, and seagrass beds as well as the ways in which we enjoy what they offer us. Join us as we kayak, snorkel, and wade the wet and wild of the Forgotten Coast.
In the Grass, On the Reef is funded by the National Science Foundation.
The 23rd Annual Tupelo Honey Festival
Sharks & Chablis
Sunday, May 19
2:00 - 7:00 PM/ET
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab
The Gulf Specimen Marine Lab will holding its 4th annual winetasting fundraiser. Along with live music and a silent auction, the fundraiser will include exhibits, guided tours of the aquarium, and live sea creatures.
Learn more here.
- FSU Coastal & Marine Lab
- WFSU SciGirls Blog
- Saturday at the Sea
- Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
- St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve
- St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
- Matanzas Estuarine Research Reserve
- Choctowhatchee Basin Alliance
- The Randall Hughes Lab
- The David Kimbro Lab
- Northeastern Marine Science Center
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Oysters on the half shell are delicious, but oysters do a lot of good sitting on the reef as well. In this week’s video and in his post, FSU Coastal & Marine Lab’s Dr. David Kimbro explores the many ways in which the bivalves benefit us. Continue reading
In the Grass, On the Reef will be covering this year’s Rivertrek fundraiser to benefit the Apalachicola Riverkeeper. Before embarking on the 107 mile journey, producer Rob Diaz de Villegas joined some of his fellow paddlers on a tuneup excursion. The reason he’s going? Salt. Continue reading
Rebecca Wilkerson WFSU-TV Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance Volunteer Opportunities August 20th-August 23rd Fort Walton Beach, FL (850) 833-9927 For more information visit this Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance volunteer call. Treasure Hunt Scallop Drop August 17th-September 10th St. Joseph Bay, FL (850) 229-7800 16th … Continue reading
A trees rings have much to say to us about the history of our area, specifically when we’ve had rain, droughts, and fires. Learn how scientists gather information from longleaf pine stumps. Also, a video exploration of the SJB State Buffer Preserve. Continue reading
Photographing rare plants might be harder than photographing rare birds! Our latest EcoAdventure takes us to the SJB State Buffer Preserve in search of one of the rarest and flashiest- the Chapman’s rhododendron. Continue reading
You have to bring everything you need to survive for five days, and fit it all in a kayak. What do you bring? Georgia Ackerman and Rick Zelznak of the Wilderness Way have some answers. Continue reading
We could have shot for days along the Apalachicola River, but we only got one. And it was a busy day, as you see in our latest EcoAdventure. Continue reading
The Apalachicola River Basin is known as one of the most biodiverse places in the United States. But what does biodiversity mean? As it turns out, there is more than one answer. Continue reading
Audio from the October 6 Perspectives broadcast on Rivertrek 2011. Ten paddlers set out on a five day trip to raise awareness about the Apalachicola River, a body of water that supports life along its basin and into Apalachicola Bay. Continue reading