Southeastern New England Marine Educators
New York State Marine Education Association
2018 Long Island Sound
Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Peter Malinowski: Billion Oyster Project
Pete grew up farming oysters with his parents on the Fishers Island Oyster farm. After graduating from Vassar college, he began working at the New York Harbor School where he founded the Aquaculture and Oyster Restoration Programs. After 5 years as a public school teacher, Pete left Harbor school in 2014 to develop Billion Oyster Project where he is now Executive Director.
8:00 – Check-in & Continental Breakfast, Silent Auction
8:30 – Opening Remarks
8:45 – Keynote speaker – Peter Malinowski, Billion Oyster Project
10:00 – 12:15 Field Trips (Click here for field trip descriptions).
Your Choice of:
Marine Life Study Cruise aboard the R/V Spirit of the Sound
Tour of Copps Island Oysters TRIP SOLD OUT
The Maritime Aquarium Behind the Scenes Tour
12:15 – Lunch (SENEME Annual Meeting); Silent Auction
1:30 – 2:30 – Workshop Session I (Click here for workshop sessions).
2:45 –3:45 – Workshop Session II (Click here for workshop sessions).
4:00 –Closing remarks and IMAX Show; "Oceans: Our Blue Planet"
SENEME or NYSMEA membership
Admission to the Maritime Aquarium
Choice of 1 Field Trip