by Jason

NMEA Conference

July 21-25, 2014, Annapolis, MD

Sailing into Marine Education, from the Ocean to the Bay

The Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association (MAMEA) is proudly hosting the NMEA 2014 conference in Annapolis, Maryland.

Aquatic Species Collection Workshops

FMSEA and The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have developed and implemented an aquatic species collection workshop for educators. Upon successful completion of the workshop, educators receive a 3-year collection certificate form the Florida FWCC.

For more details, check our ASCW page or contact the ASCW chair, Kathy Russell (collections @

Regional Outings

Please check out the calendar for upcoming events.

Check our Google calendar for other upcoming events.

FMSEA Board Meetings

Mellie, Heath, Lauren, Carol, Jenna, Jennie, Kasey, Jaclyn, Sara, Brandon S., Hugh, Jason, Laura, Brandon M., HeatherThe FMSEA Board meets several times a year at locations across the state and the meetings are open to all members. Taking place over a weekend, the extended time allows the board to fully cover the many items on the agenda, as well as take-in some behind-the- scenes exploring of the host site. Details will be posted here and on the FMSEA Listserv. Feel free to contact any board member for information on the next meeting.

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • The next FMSEA board will be meeting will be at Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota from August 2-3, 2014.

FMSEA 2015 Conference

Tampa Bay: Vision of the Past, Key to the Future

April 30-May 3, 2015
Tampa, FL

Mark your calendars and start making your travel plans! #FMSEA15 in Tampa is on the books! See below for more information. Click here for more information or email 2015 @