Reef Conservation UK Meeting & Workshops

Lisa Browning lisa_browning at
Mon Oct 1 15:12:19 EDT 2001

The annual Reef Conservation UK meeting is fast approaching. Submissions for
poster or oral presentations are still being accepted, but spaces are
limited so please send your abstract as soon as possible so as not to be
disappointed. See the website listed below for further details. As in
previous years the meeting will be held at Zoological Society of London.The
date of this year's meeting is 8th December 2001.

This year there will also be two Sunday workshops (note that registration
for each workshop is a separate fee from that of the meeting registration):

Workshop 1:  'Reefs R Us:  Marine awareness work with children'. 10am-1pm,
Sun 9th December 2001
Participants in this half-day workshop will:
 - explore the fundamentals of marine awareness and education.
 - experiment with an extensive range of 'tried and tested' games and
activities for children.
- work in groups to devise new activities and resources.

Further information and registration forms (Education_workshop.doc) can be
downloaded from the website listed below

Workshop 2:  'Practical coral husbandry ex-situ'
Topics for discussion include:  Coral TAG (technical advisory group), coral
propagation using fragmentation, transport of coral larvae for the aquarium

More details will follow but those interested should let us know as soon as
possible. It is very important that you register before the meeting so that
we can
make appropriate arrangements for the catering and the evening reception.
So please send in your details immediately.  Please circulate this notice to
colleagues and friends whom you think would be interested.

 The meeting details and registration forms can be downloaded from the
 following web site.

The RCUK meeting has been well attended in the past with over 100
participants each year who are UK based and involved with coral reefs in
some capacity.  Come and find out what others are doing related to coral
reefs in the UK.

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