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From the Organizers: NMEA 2015 Update

Posted By Lisa D. Tossey, Saturday, May 23, 2015

Have you registered for the 2015 National Marine Educator's Association Conference yet? If not, please be sure to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration discount (a $50 savings!), which has been extended to May 31!

Please note that field trip pre-registration has NOT been extended and will close on Tuesday, May 26! Southeastern New England Marine Educators (SENEME) encourages you to join other formal and informal educators, scientists, students, and government and industry members from across the U.S. and around the world to explore our world of water at this unique conference event in Newport, RI, June 28 - July 2.

To register for the 2015 NMEA Conference, please go here > 

Rhode Island is a quintessential New England summer destination, and Newport is at its hub. Home to spectacular coastal scenery, historic architecture, and a thriving and lively waterfront downtown, Newport is perfect for outdoor summer adventures or just relaxing.

Experience all that Rhode Island (and other Southern New England destinations) have to offer through the incredible field trips offered before and after NMEA. Enjoy a classic New England seafood luncheon at the highly rated Matunuck Oyster Bar and learn about local aquaculture efforts during a special tour of this unique shellfish farm in Potter’s Pond. Through NMEA field trips, participants can also explore lighthouses and enjoy the seashore, scuba dive in one of the most frequented dive sites in southern New England (Ft. Wetherill), learn the basics of sea kayaking, or fish for cod, sea bass, tautog, fluke, bluefish, or even tuna in the waters off Block Island.

The May 26 deadline for field trip pre-registration is quickly approaching and space is limited- be sure to reserve your spot on one of these fantastic trips ASAP!

Register for a NMEA field trip here >

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