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Volume 25, Number 4

 

April 2014


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There's always something happening here at the Sea Lab, and we hope to bring you frequent updates of the latest activities.

 

It's Time for Cocktails with the Critters – May 1!

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It'll be a "critter-ific" swingin' time on Thursday, May 1, 6-9pm, at the Bluegill Restaurant on the Causeway as the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation presents their annual fundraiser "Cocktails with the Critters." (READ MORE)

The Beach and Sea Become the Classroom – DISL High School Summer Program

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The DHP High School Summer program is intensive, but a lot of fun!

Looking for an exciting summer of beach, sea and meeting students from around the nation? The DISL's High School Summer Program offers that and much more for students in grades 9-11 this summer, June 15-July 11. Applications post-marked by the April 8 deadline will be considered first. Additional applications will be considered if there are remaining spaces. (READ MORE)

Family Fun for Everyone at DISL's Discovery Day – Saturday, April 12

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Kids' admission is free to the Estuarium at Discovery Day, Saturday, April 12.

There's something for everyone at Discovery Day, the DISL's Annual Open House, on Saturday, April 12, 10am to 2pm. It's the only time of the year that the research labs are open to the public, and the perfect opportunity to learn just what it takes to be a marine scientist. (READ MORE)

New Artwork Unveiled at the Estuarium

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Left – Artist Frank Ledbetter and DISL Foundation Director Helene Hassell. Right – Artist Casey Downing (l) and former DISL Executive Director Dr. George Crozier.

Two spectacular pieces of art were unveiled as part of the permanent exhibit at the Estuarium on March 21. Both are representative of the unique fauna found in Mobile Bay, and we are delighted to display them for the public to enjoy at our public aquarium. (READ MORE)

Sea Lab Notes:

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The rare and prehistoric sturgeon was caught, examined and released by a group of students from Bayside Academy during a DISL field trip.

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