NCBS to Host “Smog of the Sea” Film Screening

By Emily Colson | Apr 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

FILMMAKER IAN CHENEY & MUSICIAN JACK JOHNSON RELEASE NEW FILM, THE SMOG OF THE SEA ALONG WITH MARINE SCIENTIST MARCUS ERIKSEN OF 5 GYRES (2017 – Oahu, Hawaii) The Smog of the Sea chronicles a 1-week journey through the remote waters of the Sargasso Sea. Marine scientist Marcus Eriksen invited onboard an unusual crew to […]

Read More
The runners line up for the 5K Race.

5K Race Results

By Emily Colson | Feb 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thanks everyone for an awesome WoW event yesterday! For any runners, you can access your results at the site below. https://results.rmraces.live/Start-2-Finish-Race-Management/events/2018/ufifas-ncbs-w0w-workout-on-waterfront/results#5k

Read More
Workout on the Waterfront

Cedar Key Workout on the Waterfront 2018

By Emily Colson | Jan 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

  What is the Workout on the Waterfront? Cedar Key’s Workout on the Waterfront (WoW) is an exciting day packed full of fun and active events, scheduled this year for February 24th, 2018. The WoW event aims to raise awareness about plastic pollution along our coasts. Proceeds from the 2018 races and silent auction will benefit […]

Read More
NCBS Boat Parade

Cedar Key Boat Parade 2017

By Emily Colson | Jan 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Despite the cold weather in Cedar Key this December was as festive as any. The 2017 Boat Parade was cancelled, or should I say, “relocated” due to wind and freezing temperatures. So the competition was to be held on land. Many fled to the community center for warmth, chili, and a chance to see […]

Read More

48th Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival

By Emily Colson | Nov 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Had a great weekend at the Cedar Key Seafood Festival, with an NCBS float at the parade and an open house for the new NCBS facility. First photo has our research administrator, Bhawna Thapa, and her daughters Kripa and Kriti on the parade float.  The new lab was open for tours and we had […]

Read More

Big Bend Shellfish Trail Opening Ceremony

By Emily Colson | Nov 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Mark your calendars for the official opening of the Big Bend Shellfish Trail and ribbon cutting ceremony! The ribbon cutting will be during the 48th Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival, October 21, 2017 at 1:00 P.M., Cedar Key City Park Pavilion. The public is invited to participate in this historic event. Levy County […]

Read More

Ribbon Cutting at the UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station

By Savanna Barry | Sep 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Almost two years after the initial concept for the UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS) was formed, faculty and residents alike were excited to cut the ribbon on the new facility located in downtown Cedar Key. Last Friday, a crowd of about 200 enjoyed addresses by NCBS Director Dr. Mike Allen, UF IFAS […]

Read More

2017 Scallop Seminar Live Stream

By Savanna Barry | Jun 16, 2017 | 1 Comment

Thank you to everyone that tuned in live for the scallop seminar in Steinhatchee last night! We had about 50 people at the in-person event and over 2,400 people tuned in for at least some of the program on the live stream. The recording is available here and on our Facebook page. We had five […]

Read More

2017 Sea level rise and coastal ecology: science, policy and practice in the Nature Coast

By Alexander Graham | May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Click here to download the Summary Report

Read More

Workout on Waterfront (WoW), Saturday, March 18, 2017

By Alexander Graham | Jan 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

UF/IFAS NCBS is holding the 1st Annual Workout on Waterfront (WoW) Event.  WoW will consist of three races including a 5K Run, Kayak Challenge and Recycled Regatta.  The proceeds from this event will support an aquarium that is being built at Cedar Key at UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station, Audio/Visual Equipment for the Cedar Key Library […]

Read More
MENU