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Newest cohort of marine education fellows embark on year-long teaching journey

October 11, 2022

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant has welcomed four recent college graduates to serve as the 2022-2023 marine education fellows based at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island. As part of the fellowship, they will gain… Full story

If students can’t get to the coast, UGA brings the coast to them

July 15, 2022

For more than 50 years, educators at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island have hosted pre-K-12 grade students for hands-on programs about the coastal environment. This year, those educators are taking the show on the road…. Full story

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcomes new Marine Education Fellows

September 20, 2021

Four recent college graduates have been selected for Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s year-long Marine Education Fellowship based at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island. As part of the fellowship, they will gain experience in… Full story

Neptune the sea turtle educates thousands before returning to her natural habitat

August 24, 2021

It took three years for Neptune to reach the ocean from her nest, but her goodbye was short and sweet. Transported by boat to Wassaw Island, the loggerhead sea turtle was carried to the beach by her caretakers from UGA… Full story

Tybee Beach Cleanup

June 19, 2021

Looking for a fun, outdoor Saturday activity? Participate in a beach cleanup on Tybee Island on June 19! UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is partnering with Tybee Clean Beach Volunteers to make a difference in our community.  … Full story

Estuary Trawl

May 25, 2021

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… Full story

Estuary Trawl

May 18, 2021

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… Full story

Estuary Trawl

May 4, 2021

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… Full story

Estuary Trawl

April 20, 2021

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… Full story

Estuary Trawl

April 13, 2021

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… Full story

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