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Finding Meaning in the Marsh: Photography

March 2, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

| $20

Photographers are keenly aware of light, dark, angles and space. They, quite literally, view the salt marsh through a different lens. We want you to see what photographers see! Join UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant educators and our digital media assistant and resident photographer, Shanon Wise, on a guided walk along the Jay Wolf Nature Trail at the UGA Aquarium. Wise has a bachelor’s degree in photography and integrated media from Ohio University. She will provide you with photography tips and share some techniques for shooting coastal wildlife and scenery found along the trail.  

What to bring:  

  • Any type of camera (including your phone) 
  • Hiking shoes you do not mind getting dirty 

The marsh walk will take place on Thursday, March 2 from 5 – 7 p.m. This is the first program offered as part of the 3-part Finding Meaning in the Marsh series. More information is provided below.

Registration is required for the event and includes admission to the UGA Aquarium. This program is open to all ages, but the content is geared towards children ages 13 and up.

Click here to register.

Online registration will close at 4 p.m. the day before the event. Tickets are nonrefundable. 

Questions? Contact Cindy Lingebach at calingeb@uga.edu or call 912-598-2344 


In March of 2023, we are hosting three guided walks through the marsh and maritime forest with special guest photographers, artists, and naturalists who have found different ways to connect with our coastal marshes and natural resources. Participants will learn to view the marsh from new perspectives, gaining skills and knowledge along the way. The Finding Meaning in the Marsh series is open to all ages, but the content is geared towards children ages 13 and up. Dates and topics are provided below. 

Photography: Thursday, March 2: 5 – 7 p.m.  
Art: Saturday, March 11: 2 – 4 p.m.   
History: Tuesday, March 21: 5 – 7 p.m.


March 2
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium
30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map


UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant
(912) 598-2496
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