Reef Restoration and Ocean Warming Topic of Talk

January 15 at 12:30, Meaghan Johnson, the Marine Science Coordinator for The Nature Conservancy in the Florida Keys, will explain programs to develop resilience–based management strategies for coping with ocean warming and other stresses on Florida’s coral reefs. Cultivating staghorn and elkhorn corals (Acropora genus) for transplanting in the Dry Tortugas National Park is one that Meaghen manages.

General Public is invited to attend at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden on College Road. Admission to the talk is free to KWBGS members and students; $5 for non-members. All are welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch at noon. Details at 305-296-1504 or

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