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July 2018

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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August 2018

Teacher Open House

August 23, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
Free

Calling all educators! Please join us for a FREE Teacher Open House at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Thursday, Aug. 23 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Meet our marine educators and learn about over 40 marine science…

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September 2018

Volunteer Open House

September 6, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
Free

A volunteer open house will be held at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium. Visitors will have a chance to peek behind-the-scenes, tour teaching labs and talk with current volunteers and employees. This is a great way to learn…

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CANCELED: International Coastal Cleanup

September 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
Free

UPDATE: This event has been canceled due to the potential of tropical storm like conditions from Hurricane Florence. We will reschedule our Coastal Cleanup soon! On Sept. 15 communities around the world are joining forces to help remove trash from…

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Friends Only Event: Microplastics and Citizen Science

September 20, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Join us and your fellow Friends of the UGA Aquarium for a happy hour, featuring a discussion about microplastics with marine educator Dodie Sanders. Learn about coastal research on microplastics, which are tiny fragments of plastic that can be ingested…

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Estuary Extravaganza

September 22, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

We’re celebrating National Estuaries Week by hosting an Estuary Extravaganza at the UGA Aquarium on Saturday, Sept. 22. Estuaries are places where rivers meet the sea, causing fresh and saltwater to mix. Come face-to-face with the animals that live in…

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Student Blog

  • 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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