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February 2019

Darien event: Oral history of commercial fishing in Georgia

February 1, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ida Hilton Public Library, 1105 North Way Darien, GA 31305 + Google Map

Over 30 local commercial fishermen shared their stories of life on the water, opinions on the state of the fishing industry, and predictions for the future of commercial fishing in Georgia as part of a 2018 anthropology research project on…

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Brunswick event: Oral history of commercial fishing in Georgia

February 2, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Brunswick Station, 715 Bay Street Brunswick, GA 31520 + Google Map

Over 30 local commercial fishermen shared their stories of life on the water, opinions on the state of the fishing industry, and predictions for the future of commercial fishing in Georgia as part of a 2018 anthropology research project on…

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Citizen Science on the Georgia Coast

February 9, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$54

Get involved in citizen science on the Georgia coast! UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is hosting a workshop showcasing a variety of citizen science opportunities. Participants will hear from experts representing universities and conservation organizations who lead citizen…

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Super Museum Sunday

February 10, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
FREE

The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium will celebrate our state’s rich history by participating in Super Museum Sunday on Feb. 10, 2019. The aquarium features 16 exhibit tanks that showcase a variety of Georgia’s marine life. Over sixty cultural…

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Winter Science Series: Microplastics in Fish

February 12, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$15

This class will focus on the ingestion of microplastics by marine life. If enough anchovies are available, participants will dissect and analyze their gills for the prevalence of microplastics. If they aren’t available, participants will process water samples collected from…

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Ocean to Table: Oysters and Clams

February 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shellfish Research Laboratory, 20 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$30

Join us at the Shellfish Research Lab on Skidaway Island to learn about Georgia's delicious and nutritious shellfish products. Sample local oysters and clams while receiving tips from nutritionists and food safety experts on purchasing and preparing shellfish products. Registration is required by Feb. 8. Register online here.  Questions? Contact Kayla Clark at kayla270@uga.edu or call…

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  • An unexpected aquarium addition

    It was mid-October. I was assisting with animal husbandry tasks alongside the three marine education fellows in my cohort when all of a sudden Devin, one of the UGA Aquarium curators, rushed over to share some exciting news. We all dropped what we were doing and followed Devin over to the octopus tank. In the tank, almost imperceptible, were thousands upon…
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