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Live Interactions with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

May 1 - June 30, 2020

We've teamed up with NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries to host a series of events showcasing the beauty as well as the science talking place in the amazing network of protected marine sanctuaries around the United States. Dive beneath the waves to explore these pristine waters and meet the scientists, conservationists, educators and filmmakers that study and document them, while checking out some of the exciting technology that helps to reveal the mysteries of our ocean world to us. Learn about these sanctuaries and ask questions to leading experts in their field!

All of our events with NOAA Marine Sanctuaries are through GoToMeeting so they won't stream live via YouTube, but will be uploaded to YouTube afterwards. It is very easy to join, all of the groups join right in the GoToMeeting webinar with a link and watch there, you won't be on camera or have your sound on, but you can type your questions through the question and answer bar. Find them all and here and the links to register:

The Google Hangouts:

July 22, 2020

4:00 pm eastern time

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week and take a trip through time and across the country with Hispanic Access Foundation, NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, and Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants.

In every region of the U.S. and on every coast, we find a piece of Latino history. Join Hispanic Access Foundation as they tell stories of shipwrecks, conflicts, and exploration from marine parks across the country. You will learn about our shared history and what the parks mean to us today. You'll also learn about Latino Conservation Week and the fun events you can get involved in, and how you can enjoy everything the outdoors has to offer from your home.

Register here:

July 27, 2020

2:00 pm eastern time

Join Lesslee Dort, paddleboarder in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and Stephanie Gandulla, research coordinator at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, for a discussion about recreating in a national marine sanctuary and what it is like to explore shipwrecks both above and below the water!

During this live interaction, you will hear about the various ways you can visit shipwrecks and learn about Thunder Bay's rich maritime history. You will see stunning imagery of what it looks like to paddleboard over shipwrecks and hear from an avid paddleboarder and research coordinator about the value of recreation in these special places. Ever wonder what it's like to stand on top of a piece of maritime history? Join us for this live interaction to learn more!

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