Dive workshop draws 18 teachers
In partnership with the
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary,
the Gulf of Mexico Foundation sponsored the ninth annual
"Down Under, Out Yonder"
dive workshop this summer, bringing 18 teachers to Galveston, Texas, July 10-14. The program began with
lectures on fish identification, coral reef ecology, offshore energy
production and the NMS program. The classroom portion of the trip was followed by three days at sea scuba diving the
Flower Garden Banks NMS.
New GMF staff
Bobbi Reed is a new
employee at the Gulf of Mexico Foundation, working
on special projects, government contracts, and as program assistant to
the executive director of the Foundation.