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Coastal Encounters: Open House at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

Please join us for this fun filled day!!!











WHAT:       Coastal Encounters:  Open House at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

A site of the Santa Rosa County Beaches to Woodlands Tour


WHEN:       Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 10 am – 2 pm


WHERE:     Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

8638 Blue Heron Circle, Navarre Beach, FL 32566
COST:       Free admission
CONTACT:  Chris Verlinde 623-3868

As part of the Beaches to Woodlands Tour, this event is one of many throughout Santa Rosa County that will showcase the coastal and natural areas of our county. Local high school students enrolled in classes at the station will present many hands-on activities such as: shark senses, marine debris, fish painting, shell identification, sea turtles, and more!


In addition, there will be a kids fishing clinic at the Navarre Pier and environmental education activities and displays will be provided by local organizations, agencies, and schools. Participants will be able to tour the Marine Science Station and learn about opportunities of how they can support the station.


Several displays will focus on various issues such as protecting area waterways and coastal habitats. Information on sharks, water safety, disaster preparedness and other local environmental issues will be included. Learn about live marine critters at the touch tank, experience kayaking and fishing.


Join us for this fun-filled day!

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