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Coastal Tourism Conference

November 6, 2020

Georgia’s second annual Coastal Tourism Conference is scheduled for Nov. 6, 2020 at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. The conference will bring together business owners, tourism officials, government representatives and community organizations interested in learning about our state’s coastal tourism… Full story

Sharks and Rays 101

July 10, 2020

Did you know that clearnose skates lay delicate egg cases commonly called mermaid’s purses? See a mermaid’s purse and a baby skate yourself during this virtual event. Learn about the incredible diversity of sharks around the word before exploring why… Full story

Crabbing 101

June 19, 2020

Did you know the scientific name for blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, means “savory beautiful swimmer”? The blue crab fishery is one of the top fisheries in Georgia. Learn all about these amazing animals during a virtual crabbing lesson with educators… Full story

Super Museum Sunday

February 9, 2020

The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium will celebrate our state’s rich history by participating in Super Museum Sunday on Feb. 9, 2020. We invite you to explore the aquarium free of charge!  More than sixty cultural institutions participate in… Full story

Ocean to Table: Georgia Jellyfish

December 12, 2019

Did you know that cannonball jellyfish, locally referred to as a “jellyballs,” are harvested in Georgia? Jellyfish have a crunchy texture and can be served hot, cold, cooked or raw. During this Ocean to Table program at the UGA Aquarium,… Full story

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

September 30, 2019

Four recent college graduates have been awarded one-year marine education fellowships with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Funded by Georgia Sea Grant, the fellows will serve as educators for students, teachers and the general public. Over the course… Full story

Associate Director Bryan Fluech to serve on Finfish Advisory Panel

June 27, 2018

Associate Marine Extension Director Bryan Fluech has been invited to serve on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Coastal Resources Division’s (CRD) Marine Fishery Advisory Council’s Finfish Advisory Panel. The FinFish Advisory Panel is one of three fisheries subcommittees… Full story

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