Seadragon Science in the Pub - Yankalilla 16th September
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Yankalilla, South Australia
- Product code: PNMMKQ
Join the EMS Team, guest artists, and SA Scientists for a hot meal, sit back and experience a mesmerising dive with seadragons from the comfort of your chair via VR headsets, and learn more about the lifestyle of the seadragon. Marvel at seadragon photographs and drawings. There will be activities for children (and adults can get involved) including a craft table, a colouring in competition, and a virtual reality marine life experience.
Location: Yankalilla Football club
Friday 16th July 6-9 pm
6.00 pm - Great Southern Reef VR experience, colouring in comp & Fab Five drawing comp for kids in the craft corner.
6.30 pm – Meals served.
7.00 pm - Acknowledgement to Country. Brendan Toohey.
7.05 pm - Introductions. Brendan Toohey.
7.10 pm - What is EMS? – Carl Charter (Co-Founder Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries Inc.).
7.20 pm - Syngnathidae - pipefishes, seahorses and seadragons – Marine Ecologist Janine Baker.
7.50 pm - Finding the Fab Five - Dr. Melissa Nursey-Bray (University of Adelaide).
8.20 pm - Crowdfunded citizen science project live streams Rapid Bay Jetty to the world - Catherine Larkin (AusOcean)
8.50 pm - Q&A panel with artists and scientists. Brendan Toohey.
Thank you to our supporters Inspiring SA, University of Adelaide, AusOcean, the District Council of Yankalilla, and Yankalilla Football Club.
There will be a range of meals available including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Orders can be made at pub (after specifying your meal on booking platform).
What concessions are available?
A concession is defined as a Senior or Australian Health Care Card Holder who holds an Australian Government issued Senior Card, Pension Card, Repatriation Health Card or Veterans Affair card. For an overseas senior, Proof of Age Card or Passport showing age as 65+ years old.
A student is defined as any primary or secondary school student or full-time tertiary and post-secondary student who has an approved photo ID.