Explore the Marine Biology of the Great Bay, Mullica River Estuary

Feb 01, 2017
Photo by: Pat Johnson The Rutgers Marine Field Station at the end of Great Bay Boulevard.

The Rutgers Marine Field Station is offering a hands-on, get wet, day-long seminar on May 18 at 9 a.m. Participants will interact with researchers and take part in fish sampling, a van and kayak tour of the estuary and an informational talk by Rutgers Marine Field Station director and author Professor Ken Able. Able will speak on the history of ecology and research of the Mullica including the history of the field station from his book, From Lifesaving to Marine Research: Station 119.

Participants shoud be in good physical health and have kayaking experience.

The day begins at the Marine Field Station Dormitory next to the Jacques Costeau National Estaurine Research Reserve education building at 132 Great Bay Blvd., not at the station itself.

Cost of the daylong seminar is $95 and includes lunch and kayak rental. Enrollment is limited, so sign up now for “Experience the Mullica River-Great Bay Estuary” by calling 848-932-2186. —P.J.

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