Whitney Gray's News and Views (10)

Florida Sea Grant has several open scholarship and fellowship opportunities!

All of the details can be found on this web page in regard to the Guy Harvey Scholarship, the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the National Marine Fisheries Service Fellowships (2), and the NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship: https://www.flseagrant.org/students/scholarships/


I also recommend that if students want to keep abreast of new opportunities – jobs, internships, scholarships and fellowships – they should…


Added by Whitney Gray on January 8, 2015 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Position Announcement: Gulf of Mexico Regional Coastal Training Program Coordinator

The Coastal Training Programs at the five Gulf of Mexico National Estuarine Research Reserves (Apalachicola in FL, Rookery Bay in FL, Weeks Bay in AL, Grand Bay in MS, and Mission-Aransas in TX) are searching for a candidate to serve as the Gulf of Mexico Regional Coastal Training Program Coordinator. 


The full-time Gulf Regional Coastal Training Program Coordinator will help the five Gulf Coast National Estuarine Research Reserves’ (NERRs) Coastal Training Programs  (CTP)…


Added by Whitney Gray on April 29, 2014 at 8:50am — No Comments

FWC Hiring Sea Turtle Researcher - Act Quickly!


Broadband/Class Code: 19-1023-04

Position Number: 77070354-51197823

Annual Salary Range: $58,160.00 annually

Announcement Type: Open Competitive

City: St. Petersburg


Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB012

Closing Date:…


Added by Whitney Gray on April 16, 2014 at 2:04pm — No Comments

How flexible are you?

“When we excavate the remains of past civilizations, we very rarely find any evidence that they as a whole society made any attempts to change in the face of a drying climate, a warming atmosphere or other changes”, Ur says. “I view this inflexibility as the real reason for collapse.”


Added by Whitney Gray on January 8, 2014 at 9:35am — No Comments

One million plugs of marsh grass

1 million plugs of marsh grass

By Kevin Baxter, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

A marsh planting last month near Tampa Electric’s Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach marked a significant habitat-restoration milestone in the Tampa Bay watershed.

More than 1 million plugs of marsh grass have been harvested and replanted from the FWC’s Stock…


Added by Whitney Gray on July 1, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments

Global Weirding

By now, you’ve all heard/seen this headline:

2012 Was Hottest Year on Record for Contiguous U.S.



Added by Whitney Gray on January 9, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments

Florida Panhandle shorebird positions

Panhandle shorebird positions are listed here—please help me spread the word:



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Julie Brashears Wraithmell

Director of Wildlife…


Added by Whitney Gray on January 9, 2013 at 9:59am — No Comments

Field Assistants Needed for 2013 Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Survey

Field assistants (2-4), (pending funding) needed mid-March through end of June 2013, to conduct surveys and habitat enhancement for the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow (FGSP) at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee, Florida. The FGSP is a federally endangered species endemic to the dry prairie region of south-central Florida. Kissimmee Prairie Preserve contains the largest remaining remnant of Florida dry prairie and one of the two remaining populations of the sparrow.…


Added by Whitney Gray on November 27, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

2013 University of Florida Marine Biology Symposium

Registration deadline is January 4, 2013.

The symposium starts at 1:30 pm on Thursday, January 17 with oral presentations that afternoon and the poster session following that evening.

Friday, January 18 will begin with the keynote address by Dr. Steve Gaines and continue with oral presentations. that evening will be a dinner social, live music and student presentation awards.

See the attachment for registration details and abstract submission…


Added by Whitney Gray on October 2, 2012 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Avian Research Position at FWC


Broadband/Class Code:  19-1023-04

Position Number:  77000813

Annual Salary Range:  $46,685 annually

Announcement Type:  Open Competitive


Facility:  Wildlife Research Lab

Closing Date:  10/15/2012

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Coordinates and conducts research on terrestrial birds and their habitat statewide, particularly passerines and…


Added by Whitney Gray on September 19, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments


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