19th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration

Posted on March 19, 2019 by Staff reports

Learn about seagrasses, the marine creatures that live there and how to protect them at the 19th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration, a free event which will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sat., Mar. 30 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.

For more information, contact Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Sea Grant extension agent, (850) 623-3868 or chrismv@ufl.edu.