Events

Salt Marsh Excursion

This excursion gives you the chance to become the marine scientist for the day and get an up close look at the inhabitants of the salt marsh habitat.

Boardwalk Talk: My Path Into Ocean Engineering

We’ll chat about ocean engineering as a career path and how it provided some fun adventures.

Beach, Dune, and Maritime Forest Excursion

Take a walk through the maritime forest, then on to the dunes and beach. You will learn about native plants and the benefits of an intact dune system.

Change and resilience in Gulf of Mexico environments

Alabama’s environments seem to be experiencing stress on a number of fronts, but efforts are being made to improve our collective resilience. Join us to investigate these stresses - hearing from scientists, visiting local areas experiencing change, exploring classroom activities that address weather, climate, biodiversity, and more in coastal areas and discussing solutions and adaptations to change you can share with your learners.

DISL Research Lab Guided Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the research labs of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

R/V Alabama Discovery Excursion

Join a professional Dauphin Island Sea Lab Educator for a two-hour boat trip in the waters surrounding Dauphin Island.

Day Camp: BIO Blitz

Campers will set out on an expedition across many of the diverse habitats of Dauphin Island.

Public Seminar: How the latest dinosaur research is helping to unlock the mysteries of their world

Dr. Ray Wilhite leads a public seminar on research that is helping to unlock the mysteries of dinosaurs. The seminar is free and open to the public.

Exploring STEM in the Ocean

Join us for a hands-on tour of some of the critical technologies that have dramatically increased our understanding of the marine environment. The workshop is suitable for educators working with elementary through high school students, afterschool groups, or informal learning center audiences.

Day Camp: Ocean Bytes

Campers will get the chance to use the tools scientists use to study the oceans.

Family Camp

Family Camp is an overnight, weekend program for families to explore Dauphin Island and investigate its habitats, guided by our full-time marine educators.

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