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Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

February 26, 2022

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant will host the state’s eighth annual Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The summit will take place in-person at the UGA Marine Education Center… 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

Burrfish & Their Buddies

May 6, 2021

Did you know there is more than one species of burrfish? During this virtual event, participants will learn about burrfish on exhibit at the UGA Aquarium, including how this animal’s unique body shape and behavior helps it survive. As a… 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

Support for UGA Aquarium includes funding for tools and volunteer labor

July 16, 2020

New bluebird boxes are on the horizon for the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, adding additional educational resources to help visitors learn more about the importance of native wildlife to coastal ecosystems. Contributions from Friends of the UGA Aquarium,… Full story

A school field trip to the coast was cancelled. The students’ support was not

July 13, 2020

Each Spring, fifth grade students from St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Atlanta visit the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island. And each year, they bring a gift: Proceeds from an annual cookie sale they hold in advance of… Full story

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