ASC Workshop

Rhizophora_mangleJoin us for a day on the water and in the classroom! FMSEA member? Bring a friend to check out or organization! Not a member? Come find out what you’re missing!

Join us for a West Central Regional Outing and Aquatic Species Collection workshop! The morning outing will include the a kayak mangrove tour and an aquatic species collection workshop at the Tampa Bay Watch facility. Lunch will be provided to participants who attend the regional outing component! Click the link below to register for both events!

When:
December 14, 2013

Where:
Tampa Bay Watch
3000 Pinellas Bayway S.
Tierra Verde, FL 33715

Schedule:
9:30- 12:00- Regional Outing – Mangrove kayak tour
12:00 – 1:00-  Lunch
1:00- 3:30- Aquatic Collection workshop

Cost:
$25 for Collection Workshop.
Kayaking and lunch provided by FMSEA.

Register for the outing, or the outing and collecting workshop  here: http://bit.ly/17JfiLk.

Register for the collecting workshop ONLY here: http://bit.ly/1aAlTYE.

Questions? Feel free to contact me at rd-westcentral (at) fmsea.org.

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Riverwalk: A Family Park, located at 5355 US Hwy 1, Rockledge, FL 32955. Will be hosting an Aquatic Species Collection Workshop on Saturday, August 31, from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. Completion of the workshop will allow educators to collect and keep aquatic fish and invertebrates for use in educational programs. The cost of the three year permit is $25. FMSEA has now switched to an online registration system so you can now sign up by just clicking here. Please contact Brandon Smith with any questions.

WHAT
Trawl Endorsement for Aquatic Species Collecting Certificate

WHEN
Date: 5/4/2013
Start time 3:00 pm
End time 5:00 pm

WHERE
Facility name: Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University
Address: 5600 US 1 North, West Palm Beach, FL, West Annex Room 107

DESCRIPTION
Contact: Heather Sneed
Phone Number: (850) 617-9646
Email: fwc @ fmsea.org

Note: Participants of this workshop must possess an Aquatic Species Collecting Certificate (or have completed the workshop), a trawl net (or access to one), a vessel to pull the net ( or access to one). This workshop details the requirements for operating a trawl net in aquatic environ- ments, restrictions and best management practices for conducting this activity. A PowerPoint presentation will be used to cover these topics and discussion is encouraged.

This workshop is offered during the FMSEA Annual Conference. Conference registration is required to attend this workshop. Due to the secure nature of HBOI, a pass is required to gain access to the campus. The passes will be included in your registration materials. If you will not be able to check-in with registration prior to Saturday morning, please contact Laura Diederick (2013@fmsea.org) and to get a pass.

For more information, check out fmsea.org/ascw

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