MAREX to host Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service and Georgia Sea Grant will be holding a Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) for high school students on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The summit will be held at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium.

This exciting event will allow student participants to:

  • Learn about current ocean conservation topics including: marine debris, citizen science, habitat restoration, and endangered species.
  • Brainstorm and develop community projects plans concerning ocean conservation.
  • Attend workshops with leaders experienced in fields that are beneficial for project success, including fundraising, marketing, and using art to communicate conservation messages.
  • Connect and network with other interested students and professionals.

Student registration and more details will be available this month. For more information contact 912-598-2354 or


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