Education at Home Resources

Education at Home Resources

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Upcoming Online Events 

Tuesday, June 30, 3:00 p.m. CST — Bite-sized Science-Red tides – more than you think with Betty Staugler

Betty is the UF/IFAS Extension Sea Grant agent for Charlotte County. Her extension program is active in many areas relating to boating, fishing, and watershed/coastal living. She is currently Florida Sea Grant’s harmful algal bloom liaison to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.

Thursday, July 2, 3:00 p.m. CST — Bite-sized Science-Marine Careers with Victor Blanco

Victor is the UF/IFAS Extension Sea Grant agent for Taylor County. His program areas focus on artificial reefs, scalloping, fisheries, and water quality.

Tuesday, July 7, 3:00 p.m. CST — Bite-sized Science-Seaweeds & Drift algae with Betty Staugler/Dr. Lisa Krimsky

Not all nuisance algae is microscopic! Betty is the UF/IFAS Extension Sea Grant agent for Charlotte County. Her extension program is active in many areas relating to boating, fishing, and watershed/coastal living. She is currently Florida Sea Grant’s harmful algal bloom liaison to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. Lisa is the regional specialized water resources agent in southeast Florida. She is affiliated with Florida Sea Grant and is affiliate faculty in UF’s School for Forest Resources and Conservation (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program).

Thursday, July 9, 3:00 p.m. CST Bite-sized Science-Sea sponges with Shelly Krueger

Did you know that sponges are animals? You can find out all sorts of interesting sponge facts during this presentation! Shelly is the UF/IFAS Extension Sea Grant agent in Monroe County. She is currently working on her PhD–her research involves sponge restoration.

Thursday, July 9, 7:00 p.m. CST — Dr. Solomon David (presented by LUMCON)

Tuesday, July 14, 3:00 p.m. CST — Bite-sized Science-Using satellites to detect & forecast harmful algal blooms with Betty Staugler

Betty is the UF/IFAS Extension Sea Grant agent for Charlotte County. Her extension program is active in many areas relating to boating, fishing, and watershed/coastal living. She is currently Florida Sea Grant’s harmful algal bloom liaison to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.

Thursday, July 16, 3:00 p.m. CST Bite-sized Science-Foraminifera: The coolest thing you don’t know about with Libby Carnahan

Libby is the UF/IFAS Extension Sea Grant agent in Pinellas County. Her extension programs focus on marine industries, fisheries, and habitat issues, including coastal hazards and climate change issues that impact marine and coastal areas

Thursday, July 16, 7:00 p.m. CST — Dr. Erin Cox (presented by LUMCON)

Tuesday, July 21, 3:00 p.m. CST — Bite-sized Science-Water Quality Management in Florida with Dr. Lisa Krimsky

Lisa is the regional specialized water resources agent in southeast Florida. She is affiliated with Florida Sea Grant and is affiliate faculty in UF’s School for Forest Resources and Conservation (Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program).

Thursday, July 23, 7:00 p.m. CST — Dr. Clifton Nunnally (presented by LUMCON)

Thursday, July 30, 7:00 p.m. CST — Delaina LeBlanc (presented by LUMCON)

Thursday, August 6, 7:00 p.m. CST — Dr. Stephen Midway (presented by LUMCON)