PRESS RELEASE FROM SAVE OUR SEAS SHARK CENTRE: NOVEMBER MARINE CONSERVATION SPEAKER SERIES
November Marine Conservation Speaker Series at the Save Our Seas Shark Centre
Informing the public on shark and marine conservation
Following the popular Marine Conservation Speaker Series in July this year, the Save Our Seas Shark Centre in Kalk Bay has announced the launch of their upcoming November Speaker Series. The Speaker Series is an initiative aimed at educating and informing the public on shark and marine conservation topics specific to South Africa.
Nine influential speakers, including several Save Our Seas supported researchers, will be sharing their knowledge and passion for sharks and marine conservation over the course of the four week Speaker Series.
The Speaker Series will commence on 8 November and will run for four consecutive weeks. The following line-up of speakers and talks have are scheduled for next month:
Thursday 8 November
Lauren De Vos – Bringing our oceans ashore: cameras for conservation
Dr. Paul Cowley – The role of estuaries in the life of iconic fishery species
Thursday 15 November
Hanli Prinsloo – Fear, risk and freedom: freediving in the wild oceans
Dr. Eleanor Yeld Hutchings – Sharing our shoreline
Tuesday 20 November
Alison Kock & Kay Weltz – Shark Spotters: safety, sightings and shark forecasting
Dr. Adam Barnett – Sevengill sharks: the other apex predator
Wednesday 28 November
Meaghen McCord – Taking the bull out of bull sharks: is there a need to conserve and protect the species in southern Africa?
Tamzyn Zweig – Catch and release shark angling: combining sport, conservation and science
Venue: Save Our Seas Shark Centre, 28 Main Rd, Kalk Bay
Time: 18:30 for 19:00 – 21:00
Bookings: The Speaker Series is free and open to the public. Bookings are essential, as seats are limited. To book, please R.S.V.P. with the dates of the talks you’d like to attend by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Shark Centre is open daily to the general public, Monday-Friday from 10am to 4pm. Visitors to the Centre can expect to see small sharks and marine life in the aquarium, view marine documentaries and find out general shark and research information.
For educational requests or enquiries, please contact Paul Miller
Paul@saveourseas.com or T: 021 788 6694.
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