Climb aboard the 43-foot trawler R/V Sea Dawg for a memorable scientific collecting trip. Sample the benthic communities found in tidal rivers and sounds, then identify, sort, count and record species, environmental and positional data. Discussions include the natural history, diversity and ecological/commercial significance of findings.
Each trip is limited to 1-3 participants (ages 10 and up) who are traveling as a group for a total fee of $132. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium. The boat will leave the dock at 9 a.m. and return at noon. Participation does not include entry into the aquarium. Aquarium visits can be made by appointment only on the Aquarium by Appointment registration page.
Register here by the Sunday before your Tuesday trip.
Questions? Contact Public Programs Coordinator, Kayla Clark at email@example.com or 912-598-3345.
• For safety and appropriate social distancing, each trip is limited to 1-3 participants who are traveling as a group for a total fee of $132.
• Passengers are required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing during check-in and while on board the vessel.
Cancellations as a result of severe storms, lightening or high winds are made only by the captain. Participants will be notified in these events. Inclement weather backup dates are scheduled two days following the original registration date.
This event counts toward the Coastal Stewards Program, designed to engage adults in activities that improve their knowledge of coastal ecosystems, enhance understanding of current issues impacting coastal communities, and inspire stewardship of natural resources.