May 24, Speaking Sustainably Film Series, 7:00 pm
Presented in partnership with South Florida PBS & Changing Seas “Speaking Sustainably” is a film series offered free to the public. The May film is “Beneath the Bridge.”Films are held in the Visitor Center Theatre. Reception at 7:00 pm – Film at 7:30 pm – followed by Q&A with experts. Free and open to the public.
May 24, 2017 – “Beneath the Bridge”
The Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach, Florida, is known as one of the best shore dives in the United States. What appears as an unlikely dive site at first is home to a rich variety of marine life, ranging from sea horses to manta rays. A scientist from Florida Atlantic University is studying the two species of octopus that live here, to better understand how these animals can co-exist in one area without competing with each other. In addition, a group of dedicated underwater photographers is contributing to scientific knowledge by documenting the large number of nudibranchs, or sea slugs, that live beneath the bridge.
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South Florida PBS, South Florida PBS, Florida’s largest public media company, connects organizations and institutions across our region and preserves South Florida’s history. Leading the way in this global society, SOUTH FLORIDA PBS serves diverse communities from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee. SOUTH FLORIDA PBS is committed to creating and presenting unique arts, education and cultural heritage programming, and serves as a model for telling unique local stories across a wide variety of media platforms.
Changing Seas goes to sea with explorers and scientists as they uncover new information that could lead to scientific breakthroughs. This documentary series lets viewers experience first-hand how oceanographers and other experts study earth’s last frontier, and it sheds light on how human activities are threatening ocean resources.