Monthly Archive: December 2013

Is Florida Seafood Safe to Eat?

In the December issue of the Florida Aquaculture the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services posted an update article on this topic.  The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services tests seafood harvested from the Gulf of Mexico.  These tests indicate the Florida seafood is plentiful, safe, and have not been affected by the …

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An Update on the National Flood Insurance Program

Several citizens from Escambia County participated in focus group sessions on coastal hazards in Escambia County this past January.  Many of you were interested in the changes in the National Flood Insurance Program and so, in turn, Carrie Stevenson (Escambia County Extension) and Thomas Ruppert (Coastal Planning – Florida Sea Grant) recently presented an update …

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Gulf Fisheries Update – December 2013

FEDERAL RECREATIONAL GAG CLOSURE IN GULF NOAA Fisheries has posted that beginning at 12:01 AM December 3 recreational fishermen are no longer allowed to land gag grouper.  The season will remain closed until July 1, 2014.   RED SNAPPER The NOAA Fisheries and the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council plan to develop an environmental …

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Meeting. Date:     December 20, 2013. Time:     5pm. Place:    Langley Bell 4-H Center.   Agenda: Youth / Adult Partnerships – Wendi Armstrong, State 4-H Council Support Staff. Roles and Responsibilities. 4-H Holiday Event to follow meeting – Joint Community Service Project with 4-H County Council.

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