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Posted on: March 15, 2019

19th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration

Seagrass Awareness Celebration Saturday, March 30

Learn about seagrasses, the marine creatures that live there and how to protect them at the 19th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration. This free event will be held Sat., Mar. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze.

Family-focused activities include: live marine life in touch tanks, "eat a seagrass bed," seining, games, fishing, marine creatures, marine debris, arts and crafts including making shark tooth necklaces, boating and water safety, kayaking and food vendors. Attendees are encouraged to bring water, sunscreen, hat, water shoes and lawn chairs.

For more information, contact Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Sea Grant extension agent, (850) 623-3868 or chrismv@ufl.edu.

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