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“Steer Away” – Miss Judy Charters

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“Steer Away” a fishing story by Miss Judy Back in the late fifties, I remember my father telling me about the abundances of Spanish mackerel that we had in our area. In fact, during this time they basically covered most of the nearshore surface waters around Tybee Roads. (Better known as the Savannah Shipping Channel) […]

Sea Camp at the Tybee Island Marine Science Center

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The 2019 dates for the Tybee Marine Science Center Sea Camp are up. Sea Camp is perfect for children from 6-11 years old, with morning and afternoon modules, aftercare and curbside pick-up. Summer FUN for the kids…designed to fit your schedule.  • Choose a combination of days and times to fit your summer schedule. • We […]

Tybee Marine Science Center Walks, Talks, & Treks Schedule

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Tybee Marine Science Center Walks, Talks, & Treks Schedule The Tybee Island Marine Science Center offers daily Walks, Talks, & Treks programs: Sift ‘n’ Seine at 1, South Beach Walk at 2, Turtle Talk at 3, and Marsh Trek at 4. All Walks, Talks, & Treks are $10 per person, $8 for science center members, and […]

Invasion of the Portuguese Man of War

Posted By Joseph Richardson, Ph.D / On the Water / 0 Comments

Invasion of the Portuguese Man of War This past weekend we’ve seen some reports of some Portuguese Man of War washing up on Tybee’s beach.  They look like small (4-6 inch) oblong blue balloons with a tangled mass of short tentacles hanging from below.  I had been hearing recently of some washing up on Jacksonville […]

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Holes, Bumps and Trails in the Sand

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Holes, Bumps and Trails in the Sand by Dr. Joe Richardson – Tybee Beach Ecology Trips When you are walking along Tybee’s beach, you are actually traversing across a wide, dynamic habitat for a number of animals that mostly go unnoticed.  The marine biological term for animals that live “in” the bottom is infauna.  Some […]

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Exploring Tybee

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Exploring Tybee Island’s Beaches When you’re visiting the Savannah area, be sure to plan some time to visit the beach on Tybee Island. With its wide sandy oceanfront, there is plenty of space for beach combing, and as I often tell folks, “you never know what you might see on Tybee’s beach!” As a marine […]

Ways to Make a Splash

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Ways to Make a Splash Out on the Water this Summer by Chantel Baul Summer is to the year what the weekend is to the week. And at last, like a beloved recurrent dream, it is upon us once again. You know the drill; rising temperatures inspire your escape to a watery haven, and who […]

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Beachcombing on Tybee

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Beachcombing on Tybee Island Have you ever found something on the beach that you couldn’t identify? It appeared to be a creature of some kind, but you just weren’t sure! In the olden days, we had to go to the library or pull out the home encyclopedia to do a little research, but now we […]