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Upcoming LIVE Webinars & Streaming Events

 

  • MAY 27, 2020 (11:00-11:45 AM MDT) - The Shocking Lives of Rays with Dr. Laura Ekstrom
    Most of us have heard that sharks and rays can sense electricity, but did you know that some of them can make it, too?! The electric rays are a group of ~70 species that all possess large electric organs in their pectoral fins. These electric organs can be used in defense against predators or for use in capturing and killing their prey. A shock from one of the larger Torpedo rays can even be fatal for unaware divers. During this presentation, Dr. Laura Ekstrom (an OFI Advisory Board Member) will share all about how they make their electricity, how they use it, and where you can find these truly amazing animals! Register with the link above or follow on Facebook @oceanfirstinstitute1 to join.

  • June 3, 2020 (11:00-11:45 AM MDT) - Fish Sex: It's weirder than you think, and why that matters - Webinar with Dr. Marah J. Hardt
    Join Dr. Marah J. Hardt for an engaging romp beneath the waves to explore the wild and wondrous ways animals get down to business in the sea. From sex-change to some powerful love potions, the strategies marine life uses beneath the waves looks nothing like what we see on land. This talk will showcase why sex in the sea is truly fascinating, and why understanding these behaviors matters for the future health of our oceans, and us. Register with the link above or follow on Facebook @oceanfirstinstitute1 to join.

  • Upcoming Live Webinars & Streaming May 18-29th - a list of upcoming live events by OFI and our friends at other environmental organizations

  • More live events to be scheduled soon

 

 

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