The studies focused on powerboat use and steward programs that aim to reduce the risk of introducing invasive species.
Snook, red drum and sea trout will be open only for catch-and-release through May 2021.
The Boat Guy received the Honda Environmental Leadership Award as part of the company’s “Green Dealer” program.
Florida’s Harmful Algal Bloom Task Force was reactivated as toxins in water impact the state’s economy.
Its discussions with the European Maritime Safety Agency included recreational boating for the first time.
In his “State of the State” address yesterday, Ron DeSantis pledged his commitment to Everglades restoration, while also funding projects to curtail blue algae and red tide.
About $300,000 will be used from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund.
The projects include boating compliance measures.
The Sustainable Development Bond will be used to raise awareness of saltwater and freshwater resources.
NFWF approves nearly $670,000 to help stabilize mammal population in the Pacific Northwest.