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Morning Marine Science Lecture Series

Risk of Lethal Injury to Manatees Given Vessel Speed — a Bayesian approach with Brittany Combs of University of South Florida College of Marine Science

  • Date: 02/07/2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location: St. Lucie County Aquarium
    420 Seaway Drive
    Fort Pierce , Florida 34949
  • Introduction: Want to learn about local marine science and meet like-minded community members in the New Year? The Smithsonian Marine Station invites area residents to enjoy a series of six lectures presented by local marine scientists this January through March.

Risk of Lethal Injury to Manatees Given Vessel Speed — a Bayesian approach with Brittany Combs of University of South Florida College of Marine Science

Lectures begin at 9:00am at the St. Lucie County Aquarium and will last until approximately 10:00am. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided starting at 8:30am. Advance registration is required as space is limited. Sign up for just one or join us for the full series! Lectures are free with paid aquarium admission ($3 for seniors 55+, $4 for adults). One-year memberships, which include free admission, are available starting at just $15. Please contact the Education Office at (772) 465-3271 for further questions or to reserve your seat today!

The Smithsonian Exhibit is located in the St. Lucie County Aquarium at 420 Seaway Drive on South Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce. The Smithsonian Marine Station has teamed with St. Lucie County and other community partners to create this unique educational facility. The Exhibit is an outreach effort of the Smithsonian Marine Station, a branch of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.  A fixture in the Fort Pierce community for over 40 years, the Marine Station is dedicated to understanding the character and diversity of the marine and estuarine habitats of Florida. For more information, visit www.sms.si.edu.

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