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September 2016

Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Intern Kayla Clark measures horseshoe crabs at Wassaw Island.
Sep
14

Spring in the Estuary: Hands-on Horseshoe Crabs

Kayla Clark, a Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Intern shares about teaching on the Georgia Coast.

August 2016

Jessica Hernandez (far left) and her excited campers show off how muddy they got after hiking through the salt marsh.
Aug
02

Salt Marsh Madness

Jessica Hernandez is a 2015-2016 Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Intern. In this post, she shares her experience exploring and getting muddy in the salt marsh on Skidaway Island near Savannah, Georgia.

May 2016

PSO graduate assistant Angela Bliss takes a selfie on Skidaway
May
05

Programs Making an Impact – PSO Graduate Assistantships

Angela Bliss, a 2015-2016 Public Service and Outreach (PSO) Graduate Assistant, shares her experiences as a doctoral student and an informal science educator.

April 2016

Katie Sanders, center, attends the University of Georgia Board of Visitors meeting with fellow Public Service and Outreach Scholars Ashley Wilson, right, and Gracelyn Jones, left.
Apr
29

5 Pieces of Advice for Future UGA Public Service and Outreach Interns

Katie Sanders, a 2015-2016 Public Service and Outreach Student Scholar at the University of Georgia, shares advice for future interns who will be working with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant in Athens.

NOAA Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan Congratulates Natalie McLenaghan upon Completion of the Knauss Fellowship
Apr
12

A Year in the Life of a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow

Natalie McLenaghan, a 2015 NOAA Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow from the UGA Department of Marine Sciences, describes her experience as a Gulf Restoration Science and Policy Analyst in Washington, DC.

March 2016

Erin Geoffroy presents on social media skills at the 2016 Youth Ocean Conservation Summit.
Mar
28

Empowering students at the Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

Erin Geoffroy, a graduate student concentrating in public relations, gives a summary of her experience at this year’s Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) during which she presented a workshop on social media strategy.

Ashley Wilson (Center, Front) and other members of her PSO Student Scholar cohort bagging oyster shells for Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Living Shoreline Projects.
Mar
21

UGA is More than Just Football

Ashley Wilson, a 2015-2016 PSO Student Scholar, describes how her perception of the University of Georgia changed as she experienced the outreach and service sector of the school.

February 2016

Hunter (far left) aboard the R/V SeaDawg with intern Kayla Clark and UGA Aquarium curator Devin Dumont
Feb
24

Planning for Sea Level Rise to Receive Reductions in Flood Insurance

Hunter Jones, a 2015 Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellow from the University of Georgia, shares experiences conducting research on FEMA’s Community Rating System.

Kayla Clark, Caitlin Shea-Valentine, Jessica Hernandez and Yesenia Feliciano at the 2nd Annual Youth Ocean Conservation Summit.
Feb
19

An Educator’s Life on an Island by the Salt Marsh

Yesenia Feliciano is a 2015-2016 Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Intern. Here she shares her experience as a marine science educator.

January 2016

I’ve always loved marine mammals! (2006, Pier 39, San Fransisco, CA).
Jan
29

Applying for the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship: Experience and Advice

Jennafer Malek, a 2016 Knauss Fellow from the University of Georgia, gives some tips and advice on the fellowship application process.

In between interviews, there was some time for a little sightseeing
Jan
18

Placement Week: A Teaser for a Year as a Knauss Fellow

Laura Early, a 2016 Knauss Fellow from the University of Georgia, shares her experience during Finalist Placement Week in Washington, DC.

Sunrise from boat while riding through St. Simon Sound for the October 2015 Sampling Trip.
Jan
11

Potential Impacts of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products on Coastal Microbial Communities

Keri Lydon, a 2015-2016 PSO Graduate Assistant from the University of Georgia, shares experiences conducting research, teaching students and planning outreach with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant in Brunswick, GA.

December 2015

Caitlin and her students are excited about a hermit crab found in the quadrat during a diversity study on Cabbage Island
Dec
28

One Hundred Reasons Why I Love My Job

Caitlin Shea-Vantine, a 2015-2016 Georgia Sea Grant Education Intern, shares her experiences teaching at the University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.

Taylor (Tali) Brennan works on updating the website for UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant
Dec
15

Chronicles from a Georgia Sea Grant Communications Intern

Taylor Brennan, senior at the University of Georgia majoring in environmental science and minoring in ecology, shares her experiences as the first Georgia Sea Grant undergraduate communications intern.