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Ocean Expert Exchange: Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm


On March 7th, Dr. Savanna Barry of University of Florida IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant discusses the importance of horseshoe crabs and how the Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch citizen science program is helping to improve understanding of regional crab populations.

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Ocean Expert Exchange webinars delve into marine science, technology and conservation topics with subject-matter experts. Co-hosted by ANGARI Foundation and the Scientist in Every Florida School initiative, Ocean Expert Exchange events welcome audiences of all ages and include a brief presentation on the featured topic followed by Q&A with the audience. Event livestreams are accessible via Zoom (recommended – registration required) and YouTube.

SPEAKER BIO: Dr. Savanna Barry grew up on a small farm in central Virginia and discovered her interest in marine ecology during family vacations to small fishing towns along the Chesapeake Bay. After earning her B.S. in Biology from the University of Virginia, Savanna split her time between Gainesville, FL and Little Cayman Island to earn her M.S. in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences through the University of Florida. Her M.S. research focused on seagrasses, but she was also involved in youth education and public outreach on the island. While in Little Cayman, Savanna completed her Divemaster certification and co-organized an island-wide effort to remove invasive lionfish from local coral reefs. After completing her M.S., Savanna moved back to Gainesville full-time to continue into a Ph.D. program at the University of Florida and she currently serves as the Regional Specialized Extension Agent at the UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station in Cedar Key, Florida.


March 7
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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