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Outreach and Education

Learn about education programs, internships and volunteer opportunities at the Stock Enhancement Research Facility.



Angler Outreach

Visit our Stock Enhancement Research Facility at Port Manatee, where you will learn about marine aquaculture and the importance of Sport Fish Restoration.

Aquaculture in the Classroom

This classroom program teaches students about stock enhancement and its role in supporting Florida’s marine fisheries.

One Millionth Marsh Grass Plant Donated for Coastal Restoration

Marsh grass planting at Apollo Beach marks significant Tampa Bay habitat-restoration milestone.

One Millionth Redfish Release with Governor Bush

The Stock Enhancement Research Facility celebrates its "One Millionth Redfish" with Governer Bush!

Stock Enhancement Research Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to help with outreach and education events at the Stock Enhancement Research Facility, located at Port  Manatee.

Stock Enhancement Research Internship

Interns interested in marine aquaculture assist hatchery biologists with the propagation and rearing of red drum, spotted seatrout, zooplankton, and phytoplankton.



FWC Facts:
Along the Florida coast from 1990 to 2011, sea turtles annually made between 51,000 and 93,000 nests.

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