Celebrate Biodiversity Day at MUN Botanical Garden
May 22, 1 – 3 p.m.
The Ocean Sciences Centre's marine public education program (PEP) is visiting MUN Botanical Garden on May 22, 1 – 3 p.m. and presenting an interactive and interpretive activity "Come and Explore the Ocean Creatures".
Features of the program will include a touch tank, where visitors can experience a never-ending variety of local marine invertebrates and a Harp seal video presentation. Marine interpreter Danielle Nichols will be on hand to answer questions and explain current research initiatives at MUN's OSC facility.
Registration is not required. Everyone welcome!
The United Nations proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This is a day to reflect on the state and value of biodiversity. The theme for 2012 is "How Much Life is in the Sea?"
For a complete listing of events and programs at MUN Botanical Garden, please call 864-8590.
For more information on International Day for Biological Diversity, please visit http://www.cbd.int/idb/2012.