This workshop focuses on the economic importance of the shrimping industry and the connection between the success of the industry and the health of coastal ecosystems. Trawling, field research on black gill, and lectures on sustainable seafood consumption are a few of the activities included as part of this workshop.
This workshop is part of Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Coastal Stewards Program, a series of environmental education workshops targeted to adults living on or visiting the Georgia coast. The goal of the Coastal Stewards Program is to engage adults in activities designed to improve their knowledge of coastal ecosystems, enhance understanding of current issues impacting coastal communities, and inspire stewardship of coastal resources. Workshops on specialized topics will be offered quarterly and are open to anyone over 18.
November 18, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $85 per person
To register: Contact Kayla Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org or (912) 598-3345. Deadline to register is Thursday, Nov. 16.
Location: Brunswick Station, 715 Bay Street, Brunswick, GA