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Free Presentation: How Many Snorkelers are Too Many? Carrying Capacity Study of Popular Oahu Snorkeling Site
What’s the impact of hundreds or possibly thousands of snorkelers per day at our reefs? How do we determine the right amount of snorkelers at our local reefs? Learn about methodology and findings from a carrying capacity study of O‘ahu’s heavily visited Hanauma Bay by researchers from The Coral Reef Ecology Lab (CREL). The free presentation will take place at the Wednesday, June 5 meeting of Maui Nui Marine Resource Council from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at The Sphere at Maui Ocean Center. Doors open at 5 pm. Seating is limited so advance reservations are strongly recommended. To reserve, visit http://bit.ly/snorkelers
The featured guest presenters will be Sarah Jane Leicht Severino, Research Associate, and Ku‘ulei Rodgers, PhD, Principal Investigator of The Coral Reef Ecology Lab (CREL) at the University of Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology campus.
Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Categories: Environmental Event, FREE, Non-Profit Community Event
Maui Ocean Center
192 Maalaea Rd
Wailuku, HI USA 96793
Island Area: Central Maui
Location Details: Open every day 9am-5pm including weedends and holidays. Open to 6pm in July & August.
Location Specifics: The Sphere at Maui Ocean Center
Contact: Maui Nui Marine Resource Council