[Coral-List] Fwd: NOTICE: Centennial Celebration of the Carnegie Laboratory, Dry Tortugas, FL: October 13-15, 2005

Robert Ginsburg rginsburg at rsmas.miami.edu
Thu Aug 25 13:47:46 EDT 2005

>NOTICE: Centennial Celebration of the Carnegie Laboratory, Dry Tortugas, 
>FL: October 13-15, 2005
>Great news! Registration fee reduced and application deadline extended!
>Thanks to the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, there is no charge 
>for the field excursion.  The registration fee is therefore reduced from 
>$450 to $330.  Participants already registered will be charged the reduced 
>fee of $330***
>To make room for more participants, the  deadlines for financial aid and 
>registration  have been extended to Friday, September 9, 2005.
>Centennial Celebration of the Carnegie Laboratory for Marine Biology in 
>the Dry
>Tortugas (1905-1939); October 13-15, 2005, Key West, Florida
>Field Trip to the Dry Tortugas and the site of the Laboratory; Symposium 
>on the Past, Present and Future of Research in the Tortugas at the 
>DoubleTree Grand Key Resort, Key West. The Foundations of tropical marine 
>science with emphasis on coral reefs and associated habitats were 
>established at this Laboratory some 65 miles west of Key West, Florida. A 
>major purpose of the Centennial is to inform and inspire this audience 
>through a personal visit to the site of the Laboratory and an interactive 
>learning Symposium in Key West.
>The modest Registration Fee of $330 includes the all-day Field Trip to the 
>Tortugas with stops at Loggerhead Key (Laboratory site) and Fort 
>Jefferson, the huge 19th century brick fort; breakfasts, lunches and 
>breaks during the Field Trip and two-day Symposium and a gala Reception in 
>the historic San Carlos Museum. Limited financial aid is available for 
>students (junior/senior undergraduates and graduate students) and teachers 
>(high school and college teachers early in their careers).
>For full information, registration forms and applications for financial 
>aid see 

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