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Freshwater Wetlands: Habitats of Change

September 26, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

| Free

Did you know there are freshwater and saltwater wetlands? Seasonal freshwater wetlands attract a lot of critters, but you better be quick! Freshwater wetlands that hold water year-round provide habitat for a diversity of plants and animals, while also serving as buffers for flooding, filters for pollution and other important roles.  Both are threatened by sea-level rise and increased development along our coasts. Join us for a tour of the freshwater wetlands on Skidaway Island and learn how to identify these environments, why they are so important, and how citizen scientists collect water quality data to better understand the ecological health of our wetlands

Register for this event

This will be a virtual event, held online via Zoom webinar. You will receive an email with the webinar link one week prior to the event. 

This webinar is designed 5th grade and up. All ages are welcome to attend, however, all youth under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult for the duration of the webinar. Check out our After School at the Aquarium series if you are looking for programs designed for younger viewers.

If you have any questions please reach out to the Public Programs Coordinator, Kayla Clark at kayla270@uga.edu or 912-598-3345. 

Details

Date:
September 26
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free

Venue

Online
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