SharkCon partners with several organizations to provide educational activities and hands on exhibits. Learn and find out what you can do!
This year National Geographic will be in attendance. For more info go to their website.
The aquarium is home to Winter the Dolphin as well as other non-releasable rescued dolphins, sea turtles, and more! As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization the facility is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured marine animals, education, conservation, and research.
Beginning with Dr. Eugenie Clark’s foundation of shark research we are now more than 200 employees strong, including more than 30 Ph.D. scientists. We conduct groundbreaking research with more than 20 diverse research programs focusing on today’s challenges as well as identifying and addressing future impacts. Mote.org
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Research conducted on habitats, freshwater and marine fisheries, harvested and imperiled species and other important plant and wildlife communities in Florida.
The goal of Sharks4Kids is to create a new generation of shark advocates through access to a dynamic range of educational materials. Curriculum, games and activities will allow teachers to integrate shark education into their science programs on an introductory, intermediate or advanced level. Sharks4Kids.com
The mission of Fins Attached is to conduct research, promote conservation and provide education for the protection of marine ecosystems. The health of any ecosystem is controlled largely by its apex predators. So, while our work aims to impact the marine ecosystem as a whole. https://finsattached.org/
We provide field research experience and hands on learning opportunities to college students and other interested adults. We are currently conducting research on sharks and rays near Clearwater, Florida. Participants conduct all aspects of the research including tagging data collection and setting/retrieving all gear.
Get ready for family fun at “The Alligator Capital of the World®” – Gatorland! See alligators and crocodiles of all sizes that call our Breeding Marsh home. We even have the largest collection of extremely rare white leucistic alligators.
Gatorland, Florida’s leader in alligator safety and education since 1949®
The SCUBAnauts International™ marine science education program (previously SCUBA Scouts USA) was founded by Captain David Olson in Palm Harbor, Florida, in May of 2001, in an effort to introduce young men and women, ages 12-18, to informal science education through underwater exploration.
We share a common belief that our natural lands, fish, and wildlife must be protected. Since Pinellas County is the most densely populated county in Florida. Our Refuges fall within the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge complex We work closely with the Friends of the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge.
Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach delivered reliable electricity to the community for 16 years before the commercial operation of Big Bend Unit 4 in 1986. That year, people started seeing manatees in large numbers in the power station's discharge canal.
The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center (NBSTCC) is a working conservation and education center open to the public on Navarre Beach, Florida. Founded in 2013 through grassroots community involvement, the NBSTCC's mission is to conserve and protect threatened and endangered sea turtles through community educa