Florida Oceanographic 2022 Coastal Lecture Series
Jan 18 - Mar 15

Join us on Tuesday evenings during January, February, and March as we connect you with scientists, historians, and storytellers for another season of world-class lectures.

Please register here for each individual lecture you wish to attend below. Presentations will begin at 6:30 p.m topics listed below.

JANUARY 18, 2022

Florida’s Waters – Current Outlook and Future Plans

Presented by: Mark Perry, Executive Director, Florida Oceanographic Society

JANUARY 25, 2022

Conservation of a Prehistoric Fish: Atlantic Tarpon in the Anthropocene

Presented by: Dr. Aaron Adams, Director of Science and Conservation, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust; Senior Scientist, FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

FEBRUARY 1, 2022

Restoring Native Clam Communities for Improved Water Quality and Economic Resiliency in the Indian River Lagoon

Presented by: Dr. Todd Osborne, Associate Professor, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, University of Florida

FEBRUARY 8, 2022

Mysterious Manta Rays of Florida

Presented by: Jessica Pate, Research Scientist & Country Manager, Marine Megafauna Foundation

FEBRUARY 15, 2022

Disney’s Role in Conserving our Planet and our Own Backyard

Presented by: Dr. Scott Terrell, Director of Animal and Science Operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide

FEBRUARY 22, 2022

The Loxa-Lucie Headwaters – Continuing the History of Preserving Environmentally Valuable Lands in Martin County

Presented by: Greg Braun, Certified Environmental Professional, Sustainable Ecosystems International

MARCH 1, 2022

From Seeds to Shoreline: Nursery Production of Spartina alterniflora for Salt Marsh Restoration

Presented by: Dr. Heather Joesting, Associate Professor, Georgia Southern University

MARCH 8, 2022

South Florida Octopuses: From Behavior to Bacteria

Presented by: Dr. Chelsea Bennice, Affiliate Assistant Scientist, Florida Atlantic University

MARCH 15, 2022

In the Bedroom of the Shark: Underwater Mating and Dating in the Florida Keys

Presented by: Dr. Jeffrey Carrier, Professor Emeritus of Biology, Albion College; Adjunct Research Scientist, Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory

Event Times:
January through March. Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm

Event Location:
Live via Zoom
Stuart, FL

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