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Super Museum Sunday

February 6, 2022

The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium will celebrate our state’s rich history by participating in Super Museum Sunday on Feb. 6, 2022. We invite you to explore the aquarium free of charge!  More than sixty cultural institutions participate in… 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

Coastal Research and Extension Fellow gains hands-on experience in public service

February 10, 2021

During his first six months as UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s first Coastal Research and Extension Fellow Isaiah Leach has moderated virtual public programming, cultured algae in the Shellfish Research Lab, assisted with citizen science programs such as… Full story

After 50 years of on-site experiential education programs, the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium goes virtual

January 21, 2021

On the deck of the Sea Dawg, Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s 43-foot research vessel, Marine Educator Dodie Sanders sets up her computer, webcam and teaching props, which include live fish, corals and a stingray. She introduces herself through… Full story

UGA Aquarium reopens for visits by appointment and launches new virtual events

October 20, 2020

The UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Aquarium on Skidaway Island is offering pre-scheduled small group visits, so participants can observe and learn about Georgia’s diverse marine life. Each aquarium appointment lasts one hour and includes a brief touch… Full story

Marine educator awarded PSO Spotlight Award for developing virtual programming during the pandemic

October 5, 2020

Kayla Clark, a public program coordinator and educator at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, is the most recent Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight awardee. “We are so proud of your work and its impact. Both really embody… Full story

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

September 17, 2020

Four recent college graduates will serve as educators for students, teachers and the general public as 2020-21 Marine Education Fellows with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. During the 50-week fellowship, they learn about a variety of marine science… Full story

UGA partners with Okefenokee swamp to conserve and protect native alligators

August 31, 2020

A partnership between University of Georgia researchers and the Okefenokee Swamp Park focuses on conservation and education efforts needed to maintain the swamp’s native alligator population, which is vital to the economic vitality of the region. On Aug. 27, UGA’s… Full story

Three students selected to participate in the Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship

August 24, 2020

Three graduate students will be serving the Georgia coast and community as Georgia Sea Grant State Fellows. The Georgia Sea Grant State Fellowship Program provides recent graduates the unique opportunity to acquire hands-on experience in the planning and implementation of… Full story

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant expands virtual programming

August 4, 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic caused Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to close its coastal facilities in March, Public Program Coordinator Kayla Clark came up with a plan to offer a suite of virtual summer programs that families could enjoy… Full story

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