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July 2018

Family Field Trip: Friends of a Feather

July 19, 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
$15

Explore the UGA Aquarium learning garden in search of birds of all shapes and sizes. Learn how to use binoculars, identify different types of birds and accompany educators on a birding hike through the maritime forest. Ages 5 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. *Participants…

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Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tours

July 19, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

$10

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the UGA Aquarium?  Visitors are invited to spend the afternoon exploring our exhibits before learning what it’s like to care for our native marine animals during a behind-the-scenes tour…

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Turtle Tuesdays

July 24, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
Free

Meet a new turtle that's found on the Georgia coast each Tuesday in July at the UGA Aquarium! Feedings at the aquarium's freshwater turtle pond will take place at 9:30 a.m. Following the feeding, marine educators will introduce visitors to one of the aquarium's ambassador turtles…

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Family Field Trip: Marsh Mucking

July 26, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$15

Pull on your mud boots and join educators on a trek through Georgia’s expansive salt marshes. Watch fiddler crabs dancing, hum to periwinkle snails and search for signs of other animals, like raccoons and birds, that use this important coastal habitat. Ages 5…

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Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tours

July 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

$10

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the UGA Aquarium?  Visitors are invited to spend the afternoon exploring our exhibits before learning what it’s like to care for our native marine animals during a behind-the-scenes tour…

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Coastal Stewards Workshop: Sustainable Saltwater Fishing

July 27, 5:00 pm - July 28, 5:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$20

During this two day workshop participants will develop recreational fishing skills through hands-on field activities, lectures and labs. Some of the activities include a fish ID lab, a rigging tutorial, fishing by boat and a fish cleaning demonstration. Fisheries managers will share ways that anglers can contribute…

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  • Fish Tetris: Making room for new aquatic friends in the aquarium

    As a Georgia Sea Grant marine education intern, I divide my time between teaching classes about Georgia’s coastal ecology and natural history to visiting school groups and serving as the aquarium assistant. My role as an aquarium assistant entails ensuring the health and well-being of all our aquatic residents. My usual tasks involve helping prepare food, cleaning protein skimmers, and…
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