Reef Report on restoration

| 15/04/2009

(CNS): Florida Aquarium’s Reef Restoration Project and educational programs will be the topic at the second Reef Report presented by the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) and hosted by the Cracked Conch. The presentation, entitled “Growing Reefs One Piece at a Time”, will take place on Thursday April at 7:30pm, following a welcome and complimentary beverage reception at 7:00 pm. The guest speaker will be Craig A. Watson, the Vice President of Research and Conservation for the Florida Aquarium’s Board of Directors.

Watson also has an affiliation with the University of Florida, and has been developing a relationship with the Veterinary Department at St. Matthews University and CCMI.

Guests at the Reef Report will also be updated on the 2009/2010 educational initiatives that have been undertaken by CCMI, including Ocean Literacy, a program to increase the overall understanding of the important links between our lives and the water that surrounds us all.

Anyone interested in attending the lecture should contact Kellie at 949-1938 or members@reefresearch.org . For more information on CCMI, please see www.reefresearch.org
 

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