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Mangroves - Trees that Feed the Sea; 10/8/16

Sanibel Sea School - Captiva

Saturday, October 8, 2016
Captiva 15951 Captiva Drive CaptivaFL  33924
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Captiva 15951 Captiva Drive CaptivaFL  33924

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What's Included

Through photosynthesis, mangroves link the sun to the sea. These salt-adapted trees capture much of the energy that drives our marine communities and provide habitat to many species of wildlife. We learn how mangroves grow in salt water and explore the rich communities they support. We slog through a mangal (the term for a mangrove forest) and experience – firsthand – the riches of this environment.

About This Organizer

Sanibel Sea School is a 501(c)(3) marine conservation nonprofit. Our mission is to improve the ocean's future, one person at a time. Our vision is a world where all people value, understand, and care for the ocean. 

 

Sanibel Sea School is dedicated to vibrantly teaching children and adults about marine ecosystems - animals, people, plants, land, ocean, and weather. We give students an opportunity to touch, feel, and interact with natural surroundings. 

 

The ocean delivers strong messages. Sanibel Sea School provides an experience that fosters an intimate connection with our ocean planet and a wellspring for lifelong stewardship. This is transformative education and it changes lives. 

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