Feb
11

Science on Tap

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Feb 11

Science on Tap Is Back

Georgia Aquarium’s next adults-only science lecture series, Science on Tap, will be Tuesday, February 11th with husband and wife team Dr. Al and Trish Dove. This very special Science on Tap will play the seasonal Valentine’s theme by exploring the weirdest, wildest and most out-there mating behaviors of marine animals. We’ve rated this R for adult content.

Join us for a reception with light hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine from 6:00pm – 7:00pm with the presentation beginning at 7:00pm. Following the talk, there will be time for Q&A. Come mingle, share some libations, laugh and learn!

This event is $10.00 and does not include General Admission. The full cost of your ticket goes directly to supporting Georgia Aquarium’s Research and Conservation initiatives. Space is very limited. Please reserve your seats ASAP to secure your entrance into this exclusive lecture series.

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Speaker Bio's

Dr. Al Dove & Trish Dove

Dr. Al Dove is a broadly trained marine biologist and conservationist; and a leading authority on the biology of whale sharks, as well as an academically trained parasitologist.  As Vice President of Research and Conservation, Dr. Dove is responsible for overseeing all research and conservation activities for Georgia Aquarium and administering collaborative partnerships with other institutions.

Trish Dove has a BS from Rutgers University where she studied environmental science with a concentration in marine science and a minor in education. She taught high school science before working a zookeeping job at the Wildlife Conservation Society; and ultimately worked as a trainer at the NY Aquarium where she and Al met. During that time, she also earned an MA in psychology with a certificate in Animal Behavior and Conservation from the City University of NY.  Trish previously worked as a Senior Animal Care & Training Specialist at Georgia Aquarium in our Cold Water Quest gallery.  She has worked primarily with belugas, sea lions, harbor seals, Asian small clawed otters as well as sea otters and penguins.

Please Note

  • Entrance for Science on Tap will be through the main entrance of Georgia Aquarium
  • Doors open at 6:00pm
  • Guests with reservation simply need to provide their name and will receive a wristband at check in; there will not be an opportunity to purchase tickets at the event
  • Guests will enjoy a reception from 6:00pm – 7:00pm with an open bar (beer and wine) and light hors d’oeuvres in the lobby of Georgia Aquarium’s 4D Theater
  • The presentation begins at 7:00pm on the stage of the 4D Theater, with the talk concluding around 8:00pm
  • Late seating may not be available – please arrive before 7:00pm
  • Guests may bring food and drinks into the theater but will not be served during the lecture
  • Once the Q&A session concludes, the bar will reopen for drinks only and last call will be at 8:45pm
  • Guests must be 21 or older and may be required to show ID at bars for alcoholic beverages
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