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Panhandle Habitats: Seagrasses and Salt Marshes


St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve
3915 Highway C-30
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 229-1787

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  • Thu, Jun 26, 8;45 am - 4:30 pm


This class covers the ecology, geology, and the economic importance of coastal marshes and seagrass beds. Learn about these two productive habitats, their importance to the health of our oceans and regulatory and conservation issues. Be prepared to spend part of the day in the classroom and part exploring the salt marshes and snorkeling/wading in the seagrass beds of St. Joseph Bay. (Snorkeling equipment is NOT provided.)

Cost: $10.00 per person per class payable to Friends of the Reserve

Registration is required: You MUST register no later than five days before the class. Register online at http://apalachicolanerrcoastaltraining.eventbrite.com and mail payment to Friends of the Reserve, ATTN Margo Posten, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328.

For more information contact Margo Posten at (850) 670-7719 or Margaret.posten@dep.state.fl.us or Rosalyn.kilcollins@dep.state.fl.us.

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