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Coastal America Ocean Art Contest Exhibit
Date: 7/21/2014 - 8/27/2014

Price:
Phone: 251-861-7500
Website: www.sealabestuarium.org


Discovery Day at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Date: 4/11/2015

Price:
Phone: 251-861-2141
Website: www.sealabestuarium.org
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FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN></SPAN><SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></H3> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Where:<SPAN> </SPAN><SPAN></SPAN>The Dauphin Island Sea Lab</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN></SPAN><SPAN></SPAN>101 Bienville, Boulevard, Dauphin Island</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Activities:</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify; MARGIN-LEFT: 1.5in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Symbol"><SPAN>·<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Free Children’s Admission to the Estuarium and 15% Discount in Gift Shop</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify; MARGIN-LEFT: 1.5in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Symbol"><SPAN>·<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Open House and Interactive Exhibits at the Research Laboratories</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify; MARGIN-LEFT: 1.5in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Symbol"><SPAN>·<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Free Kids’ Activities, Ocean Games and Fun Crafts </SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify; MARGIN-LEFT: 1.5in; TEXT-INDENT: -0.25in"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Symbol"><SPAN>·<SPAN style="FONT: 7pt 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Much, much more!</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Cost:<SPAN> </SPAN><SPAN></SPAN>FREE, except for reduced adult admission to Estuarium</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">For more info:<SPAN> </SPAN>Call 251/861-2141 or visit www.disl.org</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">&nbsp;</SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">This fun-filled family event includes a huge variety of environmentally-themed children’s activities; Open House at the Research Facilities of the DISL where the public can interact with marine scientists and graduate students to explore their ongoing research projects; and free children’s admission to the Estuarium, the aquarium at the Sea Lab. </SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">Bring your cameras for photo ops with the Azalea Trail Maids!</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">Admission to all activities is free (except for reduced adult Estuarium admission). Learn about our marine world, boating safety, hurricane preparedness, alternative energy, and much more at this fantastic family event!</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">Dr. John Valentine, Executive Director, DISL, said, “Discovery Day is the perfect opportunity for the public to come and enjoy a fun family event that is not only a great time, but also a great chance to learn about what we do down at the Sea Lab.<SPAN>&nbsp; </SPAN>Many folks have had the opportunity to visit our public aquarium, but this is the only time of the year that our research labs are open.<SPAN>&nbsp; </SPAN>You can meet our scientists and graduate students, and find out about the vital work they are doing in our rivers, bays and Gulf.”</SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; COLOR: black">&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P class=Noparagraphstyle style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10.5pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Participants include: <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), Marine Division; Alabama Forestry Commission; Alabama Ornithological Society</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Alabama Power</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">AUMERC Shellfish Lab</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Azalea Trail Maids</SPAN>; Bellingrath Gardens; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Compass Solar Energy</SPAN>; Town of Dauphin Island; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Dauphin Island Fire and Rescue</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">DISL Docents</SPAN>; DISL Graduate Students Organization; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Geothermal Solutions</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">MAWSS</SPAN>; Mobile Bay Kayak Fishing Association; MCPSS Environmental Center; Mobile Bay National Estuary Program; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Mobile County Emergency Management Agency</SPAN>; Mobile County Health Agency; Mobile Manatees Sighting Network; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">The Nature Conservancy</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">NOAA Fisheries</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Debris</SPAN>; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">NOAA National Weather Service</SPAN>; Share the Beach; South Mobile County Tourism Agency; US Coast Guard Auxiliary; US Coast Guard, Station Dauphin Island; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve</SPAN>; Wild Native Tours; <SPAN style="BACKGROUND: yellow">5 Rivers Delta Resource Center</SPAN>.</SPAN></P>


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