• Education

    Speaker Spotlight #3

    by  • April 2, 2015 • Announcements, Education, Events • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Professor David Booth Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Technology, Sydney Forum presentation: Invaders from the North: 15…

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    Youth Week Snorkel Safari

    by  • March 12, 2015 • Announcements, Education, Events

    Sunday April 12 10am at Spencer Park, Merimbula The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is inviting local youth to get wet to celebrate National Youth Week. Come along for a snorkel and BBQ lunch, all for free. Join qualified snorkel instructors and marine scientists to explore the underwater environment. Participants will take part in…

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    Rock pool excursion

    by  • January 23, 2015 • Announcements, Education, Events • 0 Comments

    Last weekend National Parks Association of NSW members enjoyed a somewhat different excursion to what they are used to with a visit to the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, followed by exploration of nearby rock pools. In the Marine Centre the group viewed informative displays about the marine environment with a particular focus on our region….

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    Sapphire Science Festival

    by  • July 29, 2014 • Announcements, Education, Events, Volunteers

    The Sapphire Coast will be celebrating science in a big way this year through a Science Festival during  National Science Week from Saturday 16 to 23 August.  With significant funding through the Australian Government Inspiring Australia program, a group of organisations led by the Atlas of Life, has formed the Sapphire Coast Regional Science…

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    Whales are all white!!

    by  • June 24, 2014 • Announcements, Education • 0 Comments

    White whales are dominating the news at the moment with Migaloo as the man of the hour. But why is he white? Throughout history albino animals have been admired with many currently on display in zoos around the world. In Australia we have our own white star, Migaloo an albino humpback whale. Migaloo was…

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