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Skidaway Marine Science Day

October 15, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

🐟 Join us for Skidaway Marine Science Day, a can’t-miss event for all ages, on Saturday, Oct. 15, from noon to 4 p.m. on the UGA Skidaway Marine Science campus, located on the north end of the island. The campus-wide open house will be presented by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.
🐢 As part of Skidaway Marine Science Day, the UGA Aquarium will be open to visitors with no admission fee. Aquarium educators will offer an afternoon full of activities, including a hands-on reptile exhibit, behind-the-scenes peeks of the aquarium and lab studies on the dock behind the facility.
🦪 Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Shellfish Research Lab will provide behind-the-scenes tours of Georgia’s only oyster hatchery and share efforts by researchers to make oyster aquaculture a more durable and sustainable coastal industry.
⚓️ The UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography’s 92-foot ocean-going Research Vessel Savannah will be open for tours and will exhibit science displays.
🌊 On the bluff adjacent to the aquarium and along the Jay Wolf Nature Trail, environmental organizations and researchers studying important coastal issues will have tables with a variety of exhibits and hands-on activities for people of all ages.
🔬 All activities at Skidaway Marine Science Day are free! Don’t miss out on this exciting event celebrating Georgia’s unique coastal environment.
🌭 Food will be available for purchase.


UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium
30 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31401 United States
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(912) 598-2496
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