You can be a Part of a reef Revolution – Reef Biologist for a day
Reef Biologist for a day
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