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4th Annual World Oceans Day Event

The StFX Biology Dept. will be hosting their 4th Annual World Oceans Day event this coming June. The event will promote ocean awareness to younger generations and to the general public. There will be a lot to see and learn about different species of sea urchins, sea stars, brittle stars, sand dollars, sea anemones, hermit crabs, decorator crabs, whelks, blue lobsters, horseshoe crabs, whale bones, sharks jaws and much more. Displays will also include a sea weed station, a conservation station, a shark station, a dolphin communication station, piping plover conservation station, fossil station and a live plankton station. A hands-on fun experience for the whole family!

 

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Organizer

Organizer Name
Regina Cozzi
Organizer Email
rcozzi@stfx.ca
Organization Name
St. Francis Xavier University
Organization Type
Academic Institution - College or University
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign

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As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Ocean & climate,Marine biodiversity,Ocean science,Marine pollution
    Pledge to eliminate or lower their use of single use plastic bags / bottles,Share their commitment on social media
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic

Venue

St. Francis Xavier University, Biology Dept., J. Bruce Brown Building
2320 Notre Dame Ave.
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2W5 Canada
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