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February 2019

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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March 2019

Winter Science Series: Fish Sampling Cruise

March 12, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$42

Join the crew of the R/V Sea Dawg for a sampling trip in Wassaw Sound. We'll pull a trawl net along the bottom of a tidal river to collect marine specimens. Participants will be able to examine and learn to identify the animals collected.…

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Behind the Scenes Aquarium Tour

March 19, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$10

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the UGA Aquarium? During the week of spring break, we're offering special behind the scenes tours on March 19 and March 21 for families. Spend the afternoon exploring our…

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Student Blog

  • 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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