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Saint Edward's School (in the Waxlax Theatre)

1895 St Edwards Dr. | Vero Beach, FL 32963

Gain a better understanding of marine life associated with the most biodiverse estuary in North America and the challenges facing the health of this precious lagoon system. Join us and scientist Mike McCallister from the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute of Florida Atlantic University to learn about ecological studies of sharks and rays within the lagoon and obtain a glimpse of the environmental studies at the Saint Edward’s School and vision for the future.

Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Following the program, those interested may head to the Saint Edward's dock in rotations to observe Saint Edward's aquaculture area and examples of Saint Edward’s biodiversity studies within the Indian River Lagoon. Transportation is provided to and from the estuary dock on campus.

Rotation 1 (10 minutes): Aquaculture of bivalves

Rotation 2 (10 minutes): Lagoon Biodiversity: How students sample seagrass, fishes, invertebrates, and water quality.

Questions? Please contact Chris Dorrance ’71 at chrisdorrance7@gmail.com.

Presented by the Amherst Association of the Treasure Coast

Please note that minors attending the event should be supervised at all times by an accompanying

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