Learn about the economic importance of the shrimping industry and the connection between the success of the industry and the health of coastal ecosystems. Activities include lectures from scientists and resource managers, trawling aboard the R/V Georgia Bulldog, field research on black gill, cast net practice and a tour of a seafood processing plant. Registration and payment due by November 10.
This workshop is part of Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s Coastal Stewards Program, a series of environmental education workshops targeted to adults living on or visiting the Georgia coast. The goal of the Coastal Stewards Program is to engage adults in activities designed to improve their knowledge of coastal ecosystems, enhance understanding of current issues impacting coastal communities, and inspire stewardship of coastal resources. Workshops on specialized topics will be offered quarterly and are open to anyone over 18.
- Occurred Saturday, November 18th, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm