[Coral-List] Coral Reef CleanUp Dive at Ocean Sciences Meeting in Hawaii

Phil Dustan dustanp at cofc.edu
Fri Feb 14 16:55:11 EST 2014

Dear Listers,

 Here's a great opportunity to participate in coral reef conservation at
the upcoming Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014 in Honolulu  There are only 12
slots for the dive so contact Trees to Seas soon.

     Hope to see you there,


Diving With a Purpose: Coral Reef Clean Up Dive

2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting Special Event

Magic Island, Ala Moana Park

Wednesday 10am February 26

Trees To Seas a local non-profit (501c3) in conjunction with the Alan Alda
Institute for Science Education and the College of Charleston is sponsoring
a Clean Up Dive at the at Magic Island, Ala Moana Park during the Ocean
Science Meeting to highlight the concept of Diving with a Purpose for Coral
Reef Conservation (Session: 097: Breaking Boundaries: The role of science
communication and outreach in promoting healthy oceans
Date: 2/25/2014 Time: 15:30   318 AB). Teh park is just a short walk from
the convention center.

To get involved: please reserve a spot with Trees to Seas (808) 469-6106.
The cost of dive and equipment rental will be $45 including tanks and
weights. If you need additional equipment, please provide your height,
weight and shoe size by Feb17th. Trees To Seas will provide the dive
organization, guides, orientation, floats and mesh bags. Please bring your
own gloves or shears.

The dive will probably last an hour, depth 35ft. Pupu's will be provided
after. Trash cataloging will also happen after the dive. This is a good
time to attract other park goers and engage in conversation about ocean

For Reservations or Information Contact:

            Liv Wheeler or Gracie Clarke

   (808) 469-6106 (Liv)

            treestoseas at gmail.com


            FaceBook: Trees To Seas Inc.

Phillip Dustan
Department of Biology
College of Charleston
Charleston SC  20401
Charleston SC
843 953 8086 (voice)
843-224-3321 (m)

*"When one tugs at a single thing in nature *
*he finds it attached to the rest of the world."*
*   John Muir*

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