Ocean Science Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 7 p.m. (Free Admission)
Bird Diversity in the Indian River Lagoon – From Anhingas and Avocets to Warblers and Willets presented by Greg Braun, Sustainable Ecosystems International.
Wednesday, May 6, 2014, 7 p.m. (Free Admission)
Cultivation of Seaweeds in Northeast America for Food, Feeds, and Fertilizer presented by Dr. Charles Yarish, University of Connecticut.
Friends of Harbor Branch Upcoming Events
Thu Mar 13 Lagoon Wildlife Tour with Capt. Chop Legé. Meet at Johnson Education Center 10 a.m. and return at noon. Join us on the pontoon boat “Gator” and hear Capt. Chop talk about the history of the Lagoon and the St. Lucie settlements. $25/members, $30/nonmembers. Call (772) 242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 8 and up.
Tues Mar 18 Visit Old Vero Man Ice Age Site. Meet at the Ocean Discovery Center at 10 a.m. and return by 12:30 p.m. Explore an amazing ice age historical site and ongoing archaeological dig of international significance. Register early with a $20 cash donation to Old Vero Ice Age Sites Committee. Call (772) 242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 8 and up.
Tues Mar 25 Paddle with Naturalist Guide Stephen Cox. Depart from Round Island at 10 a.m. and return at noon. Enjoy the wildlife adventures of this experienced paddler who knows the waterways from many years traveling with the manatees and dolphins who live here. $30/members, $40/nonmembers. Call (772) 242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 8 and up.
Wed Mar 26 Movies at the Johnson Education Center! TURTLE: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY at 12:45 p.m. LIFE OF PI at 2:30 p.m. Free admission. Hot dogs and cold drinks for purchase. Call (772) 242-2559 for information and reservations.
Thu Mar 27 Explore the Kissimmee River. Depart HBOI at 9 a.m. and return at 3 p.m. Learn about the on-going restoration project that attracts international attention among water resource managers. A very special trip led by FAU experts at the Center for Environmental Studies. Transportation from HBOI and lunch included. Cost: $40/members, $50/others. Limited seating so reserve NOW! Call (772) 242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 12 and up.
Fri Mar 28 Free Family Program with Local Children's Author. Ocean Discovery Center from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Hear local children’s author Marianne Berkes present a free family program based on her children’s book Over in the Ocean, In a Coral Reef at 11 a.m. Build your own coral reef and create wearable beach jewelry. $3 hot dog lunch available. Call (772) 242-2559 for information and reservations.