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SCUBAnauts Construct Oyster Reef with Hernando County

On April 14,  2018,  a group of Scubanauts including myself, a troop of Boy Scouts, and many other volunteers from various organizations such as Hope, Hernando County, IFAS, and Sea Grant, deployed approximately 2,450 bags of oyster shells into Centipede Bay which is just off shore of Hernando County. The volunteers were split into two […]

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Beneath the Sea Dive Expo and Women Diver’s Fall of Fame Scholarship – March 22nd to March 25th

by Sophia R. A few months ago, I submitted a scholarship application to the Women Diver’s Hall of Fame. In February, I found out I had been awarded the Ocean Pals Training Grant and I was invited to attend Beneath the Sea in Secaucus, New Jersey from March 22nd to March 25th to receive my […]

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SCUBAnauts Scour Alexander Springs for Apple Snails – Score for Science!

by Vivian F., Chelsea D, and introducing new Naut, Zane S.! Alexander Springs is a spring system connected to the Florida Aquifer. Water from the aquifer finds its way through natural openings in the ground. This was the site of our dive on December 30th. Our dive was 74 degrees Fahrenheit. The only noticeable current was […]

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