(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) FREE Skidaway Marine Science Day

Free Skidaway Marine Science Day 2022, Oct. 15, noon-4PM @ UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Is., Savannah

Skidaway Marine Science Day is an annual a can’t-miss event for all ages, happening noon-4PM Sat. Oct. 15 2022 on the UGA Skidaway Marine Science campus, located on the north end of Skidaway Island in Savannah.

The campus-wide open house will be presented by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.

The UGA Aquarium will be open to visitors with no admission fee. Aquarium educators will offer an afternoon full of activities, including a hands-on reptile exhibit, behind-the-scenes peeks of the aquarium, fish feedings and lab studies on the dock behind the facility.

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Shellfish Research Lab will provide behind-the-scenes tours of Georgia’s only oyster hatchery and share efforts by researchers to make oyster aquaculture a more durable and sustainable coastal industry.

The UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography’s 92-foot ocean-going Research Vessel Savannah will be open for tours and will exhibit science displays. On the bluff adjacent to the aquarium and along the Jay Wolf Nature Trail, environmental organizations and researchers studying important coastal issues will have tables with a variety of exhibits and hands-on activities for people of all ages.

All activities at Skidaway Marine Science Day are free during this event.

30 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411

Learn more here.

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