A Marine Science Adventure Awaits You

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND, THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT! WE THANK EVERYONE FOR THEIR INTEREST.

We may have cancellations so we encourage you to sign-up on our wait list.

Saint Stanislaus and Mississippi Aquarium invite boys, girls, and families from across the coast to attend a special marine science presentation.

Letha Boudreaux, Saint Stanislaus Marine Science Program Director, and Dr. Holley Muraco, Mississippi Aquarium Director of Research, will give a presentation on marine biology and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Saint Stanislaus will host the event on Thursday, September 23 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

Attendees will be exposed to the world of marine science on the Mississippi Gulf Coast through this interactive and hands-on presentation.

Attendees will interact with Marine Scientists and get hands-on experience:

  • Get up close and personal with marine life commonly caught in the Bay;
  • Visit the marine science lab and see the student tanks;
  • MS Aquarium will have bio-facts that children can touch and interact with replicas of a dolphin pectoral fin, sea turtle skull, and alligator skull.

Great Hammerhead Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Dolphins Discussion by Dr. Muraco

  • MS Aquarium is committed to saving Mississippi’s wildlife;
  • What we can do to help save the endangered hammerhead sharks and sea turtles;
  • What can we learn from dolphins and how can we help build a safer environment for them.

Monarch Butterflies

  • The MS Gulf Coast is an important resting point for migrating monarch butterfies flying to Mexico;
  • MS Aquarium is tagging and releasing monarchs to study their health and migration;
  • What can we learn from studying monarch butterflies.

Lagniappe

MS Aquarium will offer a coupon code for 20% off general admission as well as a pair of general admission tickets to be raffled at the event. All children attending will receive a complimentary “Marine Science Rocks” t-shirt.

Event Details

WHO
This free event is open to all boys, girls, and families from across the coast.

DATE AND TIME
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 from 6 to 7:30 pm.

LOCATION
Saint Stanislaus
304 South Beach Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520