Bills to authorize mitigation banking for seagrass and other marine resources on sovereign submerged lands (SSL) have been introduced in the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate for consideration in the 2022 legislative session.
The inaugural semester of the CCS Coastal Policy Lab came to close in early December with a field trip to Sanibel Island to present the results of the students’ interdisciplinary projects. The Coastal Policy Lab (CPL) is a student-centered experiential… Read More
By applying the engaging elements found in games to research, projects can be optimized around human motivation and entice citizen scientists to participate at a higher rate and longer than they otherwise would have. While many singular projects have been “gamified,” Florida could benefit from a comprehensive app that ties together the best elements previously used in single projects.
Rule Development in the DEP Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection, by Matthew DePaolis, Coastal Policy Analyst Fellow, Center for Coastal Solutions / UF Law Conservation Clinic & Florida Sea Grant Legal Program
The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation has a new article out on the inaugural Coastal Policy Lab course. Full text is provided below and and you can find the original SCCF article here. As part of SCCF’s new memorandum of understanding with… Read More
Savannah Peltrau (M.S., Engineering) and Colson Douglas (J.D. Candidate, Law) reflect on their experiences as Center for Coastal Solutions summer student interns.
This analysis briefly describes the amendments to boating law introduced by the bills SB 1946 and 1086 and provides some context. By Tom Ankersen and Colson Douglas.
CCS’s summer student interns, Savannah Peltrau (B.S., Environmental Sciences) and Colson Douglas (J.D. Candidate, Law) are teaming up to support a project with Florida Sea Grant under a contract with the West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) to update the District’s five year strategic plan.
We are excited to announced that we have hired Matthew DePaolis as the Florida Sea Grant/Center for Coastal Solutions Coastal Policy Analyst Fellow for the 2021/2022 academic year.