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UGA takes part in Georgia Coastal and Sportsmen’s Day

UGA takes part in Georgia Coastal and Sportsmen’s Day

On Thursday, January 14, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant participated in the 14th annual Georgia Coastal and Sportsmen’s Day at the Georgia State Capitol. This annual event provides an opportunity for dialog and education on… Read More

UGA Aquarium named Savannah Local Favorite 2015

UGA Aquarium named Savannah Local Favorite 2015

The UGA Aquarium has been picked by The Culture Trip, a global online magazine that features art, culture, food and travel destinations, as a 2015 Savannah Local Favorite. The Culture Trip provides recommendations for local and global hot spots… Read More

UGA Public Service and Outreach sponsors special edition of Journal of Marine Education

UGA Public Service and Outreach sponsors special edition of Journal of Marine Education

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant coordinated a special issue of Current: The Journal of Marine Education, supported in part by the University of Georgia Office of Public Service and Outreach. Edited by Mare Timmons, Georgia… Read More

Georgia Coastal Research Council hosts sixth biennial colloquium

Georgia Coastal Research Council hosts sixth biennial colloquium

Athens, GA – In October 2015, the Georgia Coastal Research Council (GCRC), which is funded in part by the Georgia Sea Grant College Program, held its sixth biennial Coastal Georgia Colloquium, bringing together coastal scientists and decision… Read More

Become a Friend of the UGA Aquarium

Become a Friend of the UGA Aquarium

Just in time for the holidays, your family can become a founding member of our new Friends of the UGA Aquarium program. The UGA Aquarium welcomes over 25,000 people each year for hands-on, feet-in marine education experiences. Your support will… Read More

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcome Bryan Fluech

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcome Bryan Fluech

Bryan Fluech has joined the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant as the new associate director over the units’ Brunswick facility. He recently made the move to Georgia from Naples, Florida, where he worked for University… Read More

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant kick off first Student Onboarding event

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant kick off first Student Onboarding event

“Welcome Aboard!” said Mark Risse, director of UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, as the programs launched their first ever “Student Onboarding” event. Fellows and interns funded by Georgia Sea Grant and Public… Read More

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant designated NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant designated NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors

In November, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant received the designation of Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ initiative recognizes… Read More

UGA Marine Extension receives third U.S. Patriot Award

UGA Marine Extension receives third U.S. Patriot Award

Writer: Erin Geoffroy Athens, Georgia – UGA Marine Extension director Mark Risse is the organization’s third staff member this year to be honored by the U.S. Department of Defense with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve… Read More

Skidaway Marine Science Day draws 1,500 people

Skidaway Marine Science Day draws 1,500 people

Over 1,500 people visited UGA's Skidaway Campus for Marine Science Day, which provides an opportunity for Savannah-area residents to learn about UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant initiatives in a free, family-friendly environment.… Read More