Lunch & Learn Lecture at Rookery Bay: Shark Research Beyond Our Boundaries

December 13, 2019

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

300 Tower Rd.
Naples, FL 34113

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Please join us for the second in a series of five lectures - Rookery Bay & the Next Generation of Scientists – Rookery Bay Shark Research Reaches Beyond Our Boundaries, by Patrick O'Donnell, Rookery Bay Environmental Specialist and Kristine Zikmanis, Florida International University Student/Rookery Bay Graduate Research Assistant. 

The 2019-20 lecture series focuses on key projects occurring at Rookery Bay and the collaboration of senior scientists and up-and-coming young staff members or interns. During co-presentations of findings and information, the teams will highlight the importance of mentorship in science and how working together with today's young professionals positively impacts the future of environmental ecology and conservation in Florida.

2019/2020 Rookery Bay Lunch & Learn Lecture Series:

Jan. 10: "Sea Turtle Nesting Program: Connecting Science, Stewardship and Education" by Jill Schmidt, Rookery Bay GIS Specialist, and Sarah Norris, Rookery Bay Environmental SpecialistFeb. 21: "Invasive Pythons and the Value of Science-Based Management" by Jeff Carter, Rookery Bay Stewardship Coordinator, and Kodiak Hengstebeck, University of Florida student

March 27: "A Tale of Two Mangroves: How Forest Health Affects Carbon Storage" by Dr. Brita Jessen, Rookery Bay Research Coordinator, and Marissa Figueroa, Rookery Bay Coastal Training Program Specialist

To register please visit: Lunch & Learn