Skidaway Marine Science Day [CANCELLED]

Posted on October 20, 2014 by


Event Details


“We apologize, but Skidaway Marine Science Day has been canceled due to Hurricane Matthew. However, the Aquarium will be open to the general public from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. General admissions fees will apply (cash/check only).”

Skidaway Island Marine Science Day

Photo provided by University of Georgia Marine Extension & Georgia Sea Grant.

On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, don’t miss Skidaway Marine Science Day at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, located at 30 Ocean Science Circle!

Enjoy an afternoon of activities, tours and talks, from noon to 4 p.m. on the University of Georgia Skidaway Island campus, located on the north end ofthe island (10 Ocean Science Circle). The campus-wide open house will be presented by the UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, and Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

The UGA Aquarium, operated by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, will be open to visitors with no admission fee. Aquarium educators will offer visitors an afternoon full of activities including a hands-on reptile exhibit, behind-the-scenes peeks of the aquarium, fish feedings and microscope investigations. A touch tank exhibit will allow guests of all ages to get up close and personal with common coastal invertebrates such as non-pinching spider crabs, whelks and horseshoe crabs.

For additional information, contact Mike Sullivan at 912-598-2325 [email protected], or Emily Woodward at 912-598-2348 or [email protected]