Women of the Water

June 14-15-5, 2022

The 1st Women of the Water Conference was held on June 14-15, 2022 at Mote Marine Lab and Aquaculture Park. The event was organized by Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Florida Sea Grant, and Mote Marine Laboratory. Additional sponsors included Cedar Key Aquaculture Association, Florida Shellfish Aquaculture AssociationFlorida Aquaculture AssociationNational Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and MedicineSuperior Bearing & SupplyOyster City Brewing Company, and Aquatic Equipment and Design Inc. Over the course of two days, we explored the values of research, community, collaboration, and celebration while bringing together the current and future generations of women in aquaculture.

Two presentations were given by UF Shellfish Extension Program. To view the Program Website visit: https://womenofthewater.wixsite.com/ 

Presentations (pdf)
The Story and Significance of Women in the Development of Clam Farming in Cedar Key
Leslie Sturmer, University of Florida
Poster (pdf)
Following the Big Bend Shellfish Trail in Florida
Natalie Anderson, Leslie Sturmer, UF Shellfish Extension, and Savanna Barry, UF Nature Coast Biological Station

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