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May 2017
$37

Ocean to Table: Georgia Shrimp

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Kick off shrimp season with an afternoon workshop at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium focused on this delicious and nutritious crustacean.  Discover the history of Georgia’s shrimping industry and learn about the impact it’s had on our state’s…

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Brunswick Blessing of the Fleet

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will participate in the 2017 Brunswick Blessing of the Festival by educating festival goers about Georgia’s shrimping industry and native marine life. Participants will have the opportunity to hold horseshoe crabs, view animals in the Sea Circus,…

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$14

Mother’s Day Gift-making: The art of Gyotaku

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Discover Gyotaku, the Japanese art of fish printing. Learn about what makes a fish a fish, then try your hand at Gyotaku. Paper for Gyotaku prints will be provided, but if you would like to print on fabric please bring…

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$10

Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the aquarium? The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium invites visitors to spend the afternoon exploring our exhibits before learning what it’s like to care for our native marine…

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$100

Georgia Oysters: Bringing back the bivalve

May 19 - May 20
Shellfish Research Laboratory, 20 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Join us at the Shellfish Research Lab on Skidaway Island to learn about oyster ecology and local oyster aquaculture. Participants in the Georgia Oysters workshop will have opportunities to tour the state's first oyster hatchery, talk with researchers, visit wild oyster reefs and develop skills applicable…

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$10

Maritime Forest Night Hike

May 24 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Explore the maritime forest at night at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium. Our staff will lead participants down the nature trails while listening for owls, insects, and other night noises. Participants may even spot deer or bats during…

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    This year marks my last year as an undergraduate at the University of Georgia! As a senior, I thought that I had a complete understanding of the organizations and community service offered at UGA, but during my last two semesters I’ve been exposed to an entirely new sector of public service and outreach. Only months before graduation, I’ve made amazing…
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