In-between the school groups and prepping summer camp activities, we saw a tagged manatee near the pier. US Fish and Wildlife think this particular manatee was caught and tagged in southern Georgia and has been to South Carolina before. The satellite tags help scientist track the migratory patterns of these animals.
Events in the near future:
The history department is busy preparing for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Ten World War II veterans will be on board and recounting their experiences during D-Day. For more details please visit the Patriots Point Facebook page. Details here
We also have an oyster reef build coming up on June 13th. For more details please visit the Blended Learning at Patriots Point Facebook page. Details here
This week in science:
NASA is sending a group to work in the Atlantic Ocean to prepare for future moon expeditions! Read more here