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Ocean Life Series: The New Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

This is a past event.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Murray Nelson Government Center 102050 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037

This event is free to the public and open to audiences of all ages. Free snacks and drinks for purchase will be available. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a meet & greet/happy hour. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Lad Akins, Chapter Director, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Title: Hot off the Press! The new Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Foundation: Enhancing conservation in the Florida Keys

About the Speaker: The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Foundation supports work on a variety of conservation issues facing the Florida Keys including Restoration, Community Engagement, Infrastructure Enhancement and Regulatory Compliance. Come hear about the new Foundation, a chapter of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, and see how you can become involved in issues facing our Keys waters. This will be an interactive talk encouraging public dialogue and time for questions and answers.

About the Ocean Life Series: The Ocean Life Series brings renowned researchers and academics to the FL Keys to educate and inspire learners of all ages. Florida International University's Center for Coastal Oceans Research and the Friends of Key Largo Cultural Center invites the FL keys community to be inspired by science and connect to a place we are always yearning to learn more about - the ocean.

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