You're invited to join us for REEF Fest on October 13-16, 2022 in Key Largo, Florida. REEF Fest is an annual celebration of marine conservation, featuring free ocean-themed seminars, eco-excursions, social events, and more. This year's seminar speaker lineup includes:
• Dr. Chris Stallings, Associate Professor, University of South Florida, who will discuss the history and significance of Goliath Grouper in Florida,
• Dr. Andrea Grover, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha, who will share how citizen science can support climate resilience,
• Dr. Ben Titus, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama and Senior Marine Scientist, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, who will explain how clownfish-sea anemone symbiosis and citzien science are connected, and
• Dr. Richard Smith, Underwater Photographer, Author, and Marine Conservationist, who will share a richly-illustrated talk highlighting small and cryptic (yet stunning) coral reef inhabitants like pygmy seahorses.
Check out www.REEF.org/REEFfest/seminars to see full talk summaries and speaker bios. Seminars are held on Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15 at Murray Nelson Government Center in Key Largo. Seminars are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is requested. Visit www.REEF.org/REEFfest for registration and more info. We hope to see you at REEF Fest this fall!