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Dec. 8: Next Evenings at Whitney – Florida’s Coastal Ecosystems and Global Change

The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory returns on Dec. 8, 2016, at 7 p.m. with the program titled “Florida’s Coastal Ecosystems and Global Change.” University of Florida Distinguished Professor of Biology Francis “Jack” Putz will talk about how the natural ecosystems along the coast of Florida are…

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Whitney Staff & Volunteers Help Recover Oyster Gardens After Hurricane Matthew

The Whitney Oyster Restoration Initiative began its program this past September with 53 oyster gardeners. These citizen scientists hung two oyster habitats filled with baby oysters from their docks and began recording data and watching their babies grow. Then came Hurricane Matthew. Since then, Whitney staff and volunteers have been busy retrieving the oysters and/or…

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Whitney Laboratory Sea Turtle Hospital Awarded Grant from Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program to Help Education Efforts

In April, University of Florida Whitney Laboratory Sea Turtle Hospital received a grant for $15,000 from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program, which is financed by the sales of the sea turtle specialty license plate. The grant will fund the development and creation of a modular, mobile exhibition at Whitney Laboratory to be used for…

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Upcoming Events

Tue 06

Traveling Zoo

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Tue 06

Day at the Whitney Lab

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Wed 07

Day at the Whitney Lab

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Thu 08

Traveling Zoo

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Thu 08

Day at the Whitney Lab

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Sat 10

Gamble Rogers Concert Series

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Sun 11
Mon 12

Journal Club / Data Club – David Simmons

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST