Wild Ocean Science 2019

When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019

Where:  Eissey Campus Theatre  11051 Campus Drive. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410

Guest Speaker: Brian Skerry, National Geographic Photographer and photojournalist specializing in marine wildlife

Guest Host: Miles O'Brien, PBS NewsHour Correspondent and independent American broadcast news journalist

Tickets: TBA

Sponsorship Opportunities:  Contact Melissa 561-575-5660 or email wildoceanscience@gmail.com [Download Form]

 

Wild Ocean Science 2018

When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018

Where:  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FAU  5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, Florida 33458

Guest Speaker: South Florida PBS' Changing Seas Premier of Episode, "Dolphins: Breaking the Code"

Guest Host: Miles O'Brien

Our first annual event, "Wild Ocean Science", was a success! Over 200 people were in attendance filling the lobby area of the Osher Lifelong Learning Center at FAU in Jupiter. A beautiful slideshow by photographer, Hussain Aga Khan, donated by his foundation, Focused on Nature, played in the auditorium while guests enjoyed refreshments, browsed the raffle and silent auction tables, had their book signed by Dr. Herzing, perused our sunshirts and t-shirts, and mingled with friends. As the event got underway, special guest host Miles O'Brien introduced the premiering film, "Dolphins: Breaking the Code" by Changing Seas, a SouthFlorida PBS production. Thanks to student sponsors (Axel Stepan, Nic Mader, and Lisa Fast) 38 students from The Ideal School in Royal Palm Beach, The Gale Academy in West Palm, and FAU college students were in attendance, asking some great questions during the Q&A.

Research Associate and Wildlife Photographer, Bethany Augliere, donated a photo of "Shimmer", a juvenile dolphin, and was our event photographer for the evening. You'll see her photos posted on facebook.

There was a great variety and some amazing prizes in our raffle and silent auction! We received donations from: Ruth Petzold Photography, Focused on Nature, Bethany Augliere Wildlife PhotographyDiver's Alert NetworkCraft Beer City, Changing SeasLojo SportsBolayScuba WorksLane SpaCUR Salt SpaPRP WineMindquest Escape RoomsIsland Exposure, and more! Congratulations to all of the winners!

The entire episode which premiered during this event, "Dolphins: Breaking the Code" can be viewed online: www.changingseas.tv/season-10/dolphins-breaking-the-code/

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