Learn about seagrasses, the marine creatures that live there, and how to protect them at the 18th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration.
The free event will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, March 24 at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze.
Family-focused activities include: live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass bed,” seining, games, fishing, marine creatures, marine debris, arts and crafts including making shark tooth necklaces, boating and water safety, kayaking and food vendors. Attendees are encouraged to bring water, sunscreen, hat, water shoes, and lawn chairs.
Participating organizations include:
If you would like to participate in this event by offering an activity or a display, contact Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Sea Grant extension agent, (850) 623-3868 or firstname.lastname@example.org.