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Coastal Stewards Program – Introduction to the Georgia Coast

January 20, 2017, 5:00 pm - January 21, 2017, 5:00 pm

| $100

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant invite you to attend Introduction to the Georgia Coast, the first in a series of environmental education workshops offered as part of the Coastal Stewards Program. The goal of the Coastal Stewards Program is to engage adults in activities designed to improve knowledge of coastal ecosystems, enhance understanding of current issues impacting coastal communities, and inspire stewardship of coastal resources. Workshop activities will include a trawl aboard the R/V Sea Dawg, salt marsh and maritime forest exploration, phytoplankton identification in a lab setting, and biological and water quality sampling using scientific equipment in the field.

Workshop Agenda

Coastal Stewards Intro Flyer

– Increase understanding of Georgia’s coastal biology, ecology, and relative coastal issues
– Enhance knowledge of scientic instruments and/or recreational equipment
– Incorporate strategies for stewardship of resources and environmental leadership

Date:  Friday, Jan. 20, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Workshop Fee: $100

This workshop is offered to anyone over the age of 18. Registration is required. Please contact Kayla Clark at kayla270@uga.edu.

In order to receive recognition for completing the Coastal Stewards Program, participants must complete five of the workshops offered as part of this series. Additional workshops and content covered will be announced soon. 


January 20, 2017, 5:00 pm
January 21, 2017, 5:00 pm


UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium
30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah,GA31411United States+ Google Map
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