UNIVERSITIES

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EASTERN FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE

Eastern Florida State College has provided ongoing operational support for our oyster mat and gardener projects by drilling oyster shell, mat making, and cutting wire to create oyster habitats.

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FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Florida Institute of Technolgy has been instrumental in conducting the research and modeling Lagoon conditions to ensure the accuracy of the development for our Lving Shorelines project.

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FLORIDA SEA GRANT

The Florida Sea Grant Extension agent for Brevard County provides educational opportunities and university research-based information. They have partnered with the Oyster Gardening project to help develop the oyster gardening manual.

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA IFAS

The University Of Florida IFAS extension office in Brevard County is partnering with the Brevard County Natural Resources Management Department and us to teach waterfront property owners about how to get involved with the Oyster Gardening project.

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UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

Together, we and UCF deploy oyster mats into Mosquito Lagoon and monitor progress through research and data collection. University of Central Florida is leading living shoreline stabilization efforts in Canaveral National Seashore and aiming to reduce boating collisions with oyster reefs. Additionally, they will be working with the Oyster Gardening program to build and monitor the first pilot oyster reefs in Brevard County.