Reef Biologist for a day- PROGRAM FULL IN 24hrs
Wow we didn’t expect that ! we had a chat to Adam Smith from Reef Ecologic today and he has told us that the 15 spots for session 1 and 15 for session 2 are all full.
Although you may have missed out on this upcoming Reef Biologist for a Day Opportunity, we urge everyone to bring their snorkels along to the island and sample some of the great Snorkelling on Offer. We also Urge you to register your interest with Adam on his details below this article as a way of ensuring you are part of any future reef biologist for a day programs that Reef Ecologic are running.
ABOUT THE REEF BIOLOGIST FOR A DAY PROGRAM- Would you like to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park at Magnetic Island and be part of a reef research and rehabilitation project?.
Dr Adam Smith, a Director of Reef Ecologic is leading a research and stewardship program to increase the health of the coral reefs in the area. Adam is a also masters adventurethon competitor. Adam aims to lead by example, share knowledge and show you can mix sport, science and also help our reefs and planet.
What you will learn
– how research assists the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
– scientific techniques to monitor underwater habitat
– the relationship between seaweed and coral
– safe snorkelling techniques
– what action you can do to help the reef
What you should bring
– stinger suit, gloves, snorkelling equipment, hat, sunscreen, water
(you can hire gear from Magnetic Island)
Minimum age 16 unless supervised by a parent.
There are 2 Groups available for the Magnetic Island Reef Recovery program
Group 1: Sunday 2 April 1:30-2:45pm
Group 2: Sunday 2 April 3:00-4:45pm
Location: Arthur Bay
This is research and can change depending on environmental conditions.
Booking strictly limited- please go to Eventbrite
Dr Adam Smith
Director (Reef Ecologic)
A huge thanks to Adam from Reef Ecologic for his Passion and energy for this project and inspiring us all
Thanks to Sealink for sponsoring the Reef recovery initiative