Discovery Saturday at the Florida Keys
Secrets of Seagrass Beds
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
(305) 809-4700 ext. 236
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
35 East Quay Road
Key West, FL 33040
Date and Time
- Sat, Mar 19, 9:30 - 11:30 am
Discovery Saturdays are held on the third Saturday of every month, and provide kids an opportunity to have
fun while learning about the environmental and cultural resources of the Florida Keys.
Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. Attendance is free, and pre-registration is recommended. Call (305) 809-4750 to register.
The Discovery Saturday for March celebrates Seagrass Awareness Month with Secrets of Seagrass Beds.
Participants will discuss the different organisms that live in a seagrass habitat and their
importance to the community as a whole. The program will emphasize the importance of conservation
in a seagrass environment and what they can do to help; as well as, the importance of seagrass beds
in relation to their connection to other ecosystems.
The Eco-Discovery Center is located at 35 East Quay Road in the Dr. Nancy Foster Environmental Complex, on
the Truman Annex waterfront in Key West. Free parking is available.