Florida Keys Community College offers "Sanctuary Seminar" non-credit course

Photo of Bottlenose dolphin with calf. Bottlenose dolphin with calf.
Photo Credit: NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Registration is open for Florida Keys Community College's "Sanctuary Seminar," a six-week, non-credit lecture series hosted by Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The course is open to those interested in learning more about the ecological and cultural resources of the sanctuary. Lectures are Tuesday evenings 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., from January 14 - February 18, 2014 at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center in Key West.

Class Schedule

Finding Sea Truth: Marine Weather Spotting in the Florida Keys
Kenard “Chip” Kasper, National Weather Service

Ships and Their Stories: Creating Maritime Art
David Harrison Wright, Maritime Artist and Historian

How Tourism Affects the Dolphins Near Key West
Jessica Powell, Marine Mammal Biologist

Meet the Mosquito: Breaking the Dengue Cycle
Bob Eadie and Dr. Mark Whiteside, M.D. Monroe County Health Department

Prehistoric Snowbirds: We are not the first?
Dr. Michelle Williams, Florida Public Archaeology Network

Diving the U.S.S. Monitor: A Civil War Ironclad
Brett Stafford, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

For more information, contact the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center at 305-809-4750. To register for the course, contact the FKCC Community Education department at 305-809-3185. The tuition fee is $19 for all six lectures and the course number is 20681.