The St. Johns River is unique and special and contributes in so many ways to the quality of life we enjoy in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville owes its very existence to the St. Johns. But, as I have said many times, …Read More »
Tag Archives: Dr. Quinton White
JU, Mote Marine Lab partner to promote research, teaching
Jacksonville University and Mote Marine Laboratory have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.
Mote President & CEO Dr. Michael P. Crosby and JU President Tim Cost recently …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: Now touring, right whales and great white sharks
This is the time of year I’m glad I live in Florida. A snowstorm hit the Northeast and, while it is seasonably cold here, it is not snowing, just cold. Now I know some of you think our weather is …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: A 4,000-year journey of the St. Johns
Filling in for A. Quinton White this month is Jeremy Stalker, an assistant professor of marine science at Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute.
Most people in Jacksonville are familiar with watching the St. Johns River slowly flow out through
RIVER LIFE: A river runs (north) through it
Most people understand that the St. Johns River flows north, but few seem to understand why. And it doesn’t have anything to do with the state of Georgia producing a vacuum.
What it does have to do with is the
Second major civic award of 2014 for MSRI’s Dr. Quinton White
Dedication to marine science, the health of the St. John River and the future of his community has netted Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute Executive Director Dr. Quinton White the top annual award given by the Northeast Florida Regional …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: Artificial reef experiment in the St. Johns might help your catch
We are getting ready to do an experiment in the St. Johns River, one that could help improve fishing and water quality for decades.
After years of research and community discussions, artificial reefs, or fish habitat enhancements, will be deployed …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: What’s that silver ripple in the St. Johns?
One huge benefit of having the Marine Science Research Institute at Jacksonville University is its waterfront location right on the St. Johns River. I get to watch and observe the river on a daily basis. I am spoiled and readily …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: St. Johns Lower Basin report a mixed bag on river’s health
The recently released State of the River Report for the Lower St. Johns River Basin contains both good and bad news.
This study, now in its seventh year, is a cooperative effort by scientists from Jacksonville University, the University …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns as an economic engine
Earlier this month, I was in Costa Rica with a small group of friends, including a retired ornithologist from Jacksonville University, where we saw almost 200 species of beautiful birds, fast-moving monkeys, slow-moving sloths and colorful frogs. Quite a trip! …Read More »