Seahorse Key Open House
July 8, 2017 (high tide at 1:31 pm (4.1'))
October 21, 2017 (high tide at 3:48 pm (3.6'))
December 16, 2017 (high tide at 1:18 pm (3.0'))
February 17, 2018 (high tide at 3:00 pm (3.5'))

Spotted Sea Trout Study

By Mendy Allen | Apr 28, 2016

The Conservation Fund awarded the University of Florida a grant for $19,500 to fund a tagging study on spotted sea trout in Cedar Key and Steinhatchee. The project is determining tagging mortality rates and fishing mortality to assist with stock assessment and management. To date about 150 fish have been tagged with $100.00 reward tags… Read more »

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2015 Cedar Key Seafood Festival

By Mendy Allen | Apr 20, 2016

Highlights from the Seafood Festival on October 16 & 17, 2015 was a great weekend with a great turnout from visitors all over North Central Florida.

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2015 Cedar Key Boat Parade

By Mendy Allen | Apr 20, 2016

The annual boat parade in Cedar Key was held December 11. Nature Coast Biological Station participated with a decorated boat with costumes displayed by faculty and staff.  It was an event enjoyed by all and NCBS was honored to receive Children’s Choice Award and 2nd place in the Cedar Key 7th Annual Christmas Boat Parade…. Read more »

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2016 Team Building Event

By Mendy Allen | Apr 20, 2016

The Allen and Ahrens lab at the University of Florida IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station and Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences participated in a team building event near Lake Wauberg.  The challenge event showed the skills and talent of teams working together for a common purpose.

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Manatee Madness

By Mendy Allen | Apr 20, 2016

Four years ago, I would’ve NEVER imagined that I would be working to conserve the West Indian Manatee. Four years ago, my opinion on manatees was bleak. To the average Joe, these impressive creatures would be characterized as “huge floating rocks”, drifting aimlessly north and south through migration patterns. Little did I know that my… Read more »

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2016 North Florida Marine Science Symposium

By Mendy Allen | Jan 8, 2016

North Florida Marine Science and Big Bend Science Joint Symposia January 28th – 29th 2016 The North Florida Marine Science Symposium will be held in Cedar Key this year in conjunction with the Big Bend Science Symposium in celebration of the newly formed Nature Coast Biological Station January 28th & 29th 2016. This is the… Read more »

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