Tag Archive: Apalachicola

Say it Ain’t So: Important Apalachicola River Water Dispute Ruling Goes Against Florida

In his 137-page report to the U.S. Supreme Court published on Valentine’s Day, a Special Master appointed to oversee the case has stated, “Because Florida has not met its burden, I recommend that the court deny Florida’s request for relief.” This may not be the final word on the matter but it does sound like …

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Apalachicola Research Reserve hosts free talk about dolphin research

WHAT:            Free ‘Reserve Wednesday’ talk, Bottlenose Dolphin Research in the Florida Panhandle; What we think we know and where do we go from here?   WHEN:            Wednesday, October 19, 2016 2 – 3 p.m.   WHERE:         Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Dr., Eastpoint, FL 32328   HOW:              Registration is not required, but seating is …

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APALACHICOLA RESERVE HOSTS WORKSHOP ON BAY FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING

APALACHICOLA RESERVE HOSTS WORKSHOP ON BAY FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING ~Learn to how to make your yard a pleasant space and help improve water quality~ The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will be hosting a bay friendly landscaping workshop on Friday, September, 2016, from 1:00-3:30 pm. Yard design and maintenance can have a big effect on adjacent …

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Can Culturing Oysters Be Part of the Fishery Recovery?

oyster farming in Apalachicola Bay

What: A Conversation About Oyster Aquaculture When: Monday, July 29, 2013, 2 to 5 p.m. Where: Community Center, Apalachicola Seeking insights into the pros and cons of growing oysters, Apalachicola's commercial oyster industry has asked members of the University of Florida Oyster Recovery Team to a question-and-answer discussion on Monday, July 29, 2013, from 2 …

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Oyster Recovery Team report: Drought and salinity major issues, not oil

Joe Taylor is executive director of Franklin's Promise Coalition.

For Immediate Release GAINESVILLE, Fla. — There is no evidence that pollutants from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill contributed to the “unprecedented” decline in recent Apalachicola Bay oyster populations, according to a report this week by the University of Florida. Instead, the report by UF’s Oyster Recovery Team cites drought, insufficient rainfall and …

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