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November 2017

GIS Day at UGA

November 15, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
UGA Main Library, 320 S Jackson St Athens, GA 30602 + Google Map

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is sponsoring the second annual GIS Day at UGA, which will take place at the UGA Main Library on Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Learn about the multiple ways GIS is…

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Plastic: Land to Sea Connections

November 15, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A workshop on the problem of plastic waste in our oceans and what we can do about it, will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology auditorium. The…

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Evening @ Skidaway: Microplastic Pollution

November 16, 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
McGowan Library, 10 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Tiny pieces of plastic are so pervasive in Georgia’s coastal waters, researchers estimate there are more than a trillion microplastic particles and fibers in the top foot of the state’s inshore waterways. The issue of microplastics in coastal waters and…

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Coastal Stewards Workshop: Georgia Shrimp

November 18, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the economic importance of the shrimping industry and the connection between the success of the industry and the health of coastal ecosystems. Trawling, field research on black gill, and lectures on sustainable seafood consumption are a…

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December 2017

SOLD OUT: Oyster Roast for a Reason

December 2, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Oyster Roast for a Reason is officially SOLD OUT. Join Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant for Oyster Roast for a Reason, a fundraising event to celebrate Georgia’s first oyster hatchery. UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant opened the hatchery at the…

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Winter Science Series: The hidden world of plankton

December 6, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Ever wonder what’s in your water? Join us for a hands-on microscope lab to find out! We will be collecting water samples from the Skidaway river and looking for plankton, which are microscopic plants and animals floating in the water.…

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