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Synopsis of 2nd Place Gulf Guardian Awards

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Project #: HAB 2000-10
Company: J.L. Scott Marine Education Center & Aquarium, Ocean Springs MS
Project Name: Project Marine Discovery - on the Road
Category: Youth/Education
Project Type: Habitat

Project Marine Discovery: On The Road brings coastal animals and activities to schools to give kindergarten through 12th-grade students "up-close and personal" experience with the marine environment. During interactive sessions, students will learn about endangered and threatened sea turtles, sharks of our coastal waters, and the natural history and adaptations of North American birds and snakes. Past and current sponsors are The University of Southern Mississippi Institute of Marine Sciences; International Paper-Moss Point Mill; Mississippi Department of Marine Resources; Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium; Chevron, Inc.; and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.

Second place gulf Guardian Award winners in Youth/Education Category, 2000The second place Gulf Guardian Award winner in the Youth/Education category went to the J.L. Scott Marine Education Center & Aquarium in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, for their Project Marine Discovery – On the Road. Barry Royals again presented the award. Accepting the award for the Aquarium are from left to right, Sharon H. Walker, Luther Graves, and Rebecca Espey.

Date Posted: 19 June 2000

Gulf of Mexico Program Office
Mail Code: EPA/GMPO
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-6000
FAX: 228-688-2709

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