AUGUST, 2018

When: Thursday, August 16 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB, 32169

Cost: FREE

The lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required.

Manatees will be the topic of the Marine Discovery Center’s public lecture this month.

Dr. Katie Tripp, who has served as the Save the Manatee Club’s Director of Science and Conservation for more than a decade, will be the guest speaker.

The presentation is set for Thursday, Aug. 16, starting at 6 p.m. The lecture is hosted by the Marine Discovery Center, located at 520 Barracuda Boulevard in New Smyrna Beach.

Dr. Tripp earned her master’s certificate in environmental policy and management from the University of Florida’s College of Engineering, and her Ph.D. in veterinary medical sciences, also from the University of Florida.

She is also an elected supervisor with the Volusia County Soil and Water Conservation District and serves on the Indian River Lagoon Citizens’ Advisory Committee, as well as an executive and steering committee member of Volusia County’s Project H2O.

In addition, Dr. Tripp is currently campaigning for Florida’s House of Representatives in District 25, with the hope of representing this region in the state legislature.

The August lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required. Early arrival is recommended, as seating is limited.

For more information about the lecture, contact the Marine Discovery Center at 386-428-4828.