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Celebrate Gamefish Month at the Coastal Center!                                                 View this email in your browser
                                               
2020 Coastal Lecture Series 

Join us for the next in our series of eight thought-provoking lectures focused on topics that are relevant to everyone who lives in coastal Florida. These science and conservation-themed lectures will be held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the Blake Library in Stuart.
Oceans Alive: Twenty-Five Fundraising Gala

Join us to celebrate and support Florida Oceanographic Society and our mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education, research, and advocacy. 

Sponsorships are currently available, for more information please contact 772-225-0505 ext. 108

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March 22: Game Fish and Fish Games 

Join Florida Oceanographic Society for our 9th Annual Game Fish and Fish Games Youth Fishing Clinic! This FREE EVENT is open to children ages 8-14. Learn casting, knot tying, tackle selection, angling ethics, & more!

Space is limited and registration is required. 

Register Here
 
March 7 and 14: Science Saturdays  

Join Florida Oceanographic's Education team from 12:00-1:00p.m. on March 7 and 14 for a fun, hands-on science experiment about gamefish and sustainable fishing practices. Guests will have a chance to learn how certain fishing practices adversely affect fish and how we can be more sustainable anglers. 

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Register for 2020 Summer Camp

Registration is currently open for 2020 Summer Camps at Florida Oceanographic Society! Join us for fun and educational marine science-themed summer camps. Open to children ages 5-16.

2020 Summer Camp Details
 
Volunteer Information Sessions   

Are you interested in becoming an exhibit guide or learning more about the volunteer opportunities Florida Oceanographic has to offer? Attend one of our info sessions to discover the fun of volunteering with Florida Oceanographic!  

RSVP for March 11 at 3:30pm
RSVP for March 31 at 11:00am
Seagrass Collection Talk and Beach Cleanup     

Put stewardship into action and help us clean Stuart Beach from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 16. Dr. Katie Tilling will discuss our seagrass restoration program and how volunteers can look for seagrass fragments. 

Details Here 
Oyster Shell Bagging    

Take part in our oyster restoration efforts with the FLOOR program from 9:00-11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, and Monday, March 23. Help us move and bag oyster shells that will be deployed into the Indian River Lagoon.

You must RSVP to participate in this event.

RSVP for March 10
RSVP for March 23
 
March 19: "The Science Behind Oyster Restoration" Workshop    

Join us for an immersive workshop including a classroom lecture, seagrass nursey and shellfish hatchery tour, shell bagging opportunity, and restoration site visit from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 19.   

Register Here
 
March 27: Schooner Lily Adventure Discovery Cruise   

Join Florida Oceanographic's Dr. Zack Jud for an on-water lecture aboard the Schooner Lily all about the unique fish that call the St. Lucie River home on Friday, March 27, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. 

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Seagrass Survey on April 1  

Help us document short and long-term trends in seagrass health and determine how those trends are attributable to changes in environmental conditions on Wednesday, April 1, from 9:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. 

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Summer Teen Ambassador Programs 

Our teen summer programs are accepting applications! Students ages 15-17 who are interested in pursuing a career in marine or environmental sciences are encouraged to apply. 

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Kerry Marinos' Team Publix Raises the Bar on Shell Bagging Efficiency 

Volunteer Kerry Marinos has brought nine of her Publix co-workers for oyster shell bagging several times! "Publix asked us for ideas on something sustainable, and we decided to start an environmental team," says Kerry. 

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Florida Oceanographic Society's mission is to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida’s coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy. 

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890 N.E. Ocean Blvd. 
Stuart, Florida 34996
772-225-0505

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Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
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