The Gulf Coast

World Oceans Day

June 08, 2018 in Dauphin Island , AL

10 am - 1 pm

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Join the Dauphin Island Sea Lab on World Oceans’ day to learn how you can be a protector of our environment. World Oceans Day 2018 will focus on preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. On Friday, June 8 at the Estuarium, we call on you to take action in several exhibits from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Our DISL team will show you how you can improve the health of our oceans by understanding the watershed, microplastics, and marine debris. We also need your help to create a visual representation of the 'other oil spill' - plastic pollution. Bring a small bag of trash that you gather from our beaches, and add it to our marine debris exhibit. Everyone who brings a small bag of trash will receive $1 off one adult admission. Families with children ages 5 to 8 are invited to reserve a spot to continue the lesson with Discovery Hall Programs Oceans Alive! Day Camp. The half-day adventure combines arts and crafts with a beach walk. Lessons in marine biology, ecology and zoology are introduced in hands-on activities. The cost for the camp is $35 and reservations are required. For more information email DHPSummer@disl.org, call 251-861-2141 ext. 7515, or visit https://www.disl.org/dhp/oceans-alive. Take time this World Oceans Day to lend a hand to the fight against pollution in our oceans. About World Oceans Day: On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, friends, community, and the planet to start creating a better future. Working together, we can and will protect our shared ocean. Join this growing global celebration on 8 June!

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