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Now in its eighth season, Holland Lifelong Learning allows you to explore top issues in conservation, research and science with expert-led discussions geared toward adults in a relaxed social environment. These events are made possible by the generous support of Mary and Mason Holland.

Tickets for all lectures are $10; $5 for members. If you have questions about this lecture series, please reach out to Laura Christensen at lchristensen@scaquarium.org or (843) 579-8593.

Season 8: Upcoming Lectures

Igniting New Life: How Prescribed Fire Helps with Forest Restoration

Thursday, February 16 | 6:30 p.m. | South Carolina Aquarium
Have we sparked your curiosity? Join Dr. David Coyle from Clemson University as he sheds light on the ecological benefits of prescribed fire, including its impact on forest health, invasive plants and how it encourages new life to rise from the ashes.

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Mary and Mason Holland
Kauker & Associates

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Herb Your Enthusiasm: Harnessing the Physical, Environmental and Mental Benefits of Plants

Thursday, March 30 | 6:00 p.m. | South Carolina Aquarium
Calling all budding naturalists! Dig in with gardening experts from three local organizations to expand your knowledge on the benefits and opportunities of community gardens, how to be more sustainable in your garden and why gardening makes you feel calmer.

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Kauker & Associates

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Season 8: Past Lectures

Birds of Prey on Display: The Hawk Watch in the Upstate

Tuesday, September 27 | 6:30 p.m. | Birds Fly South Ale Project, Greenville, South Carolina
We’re kicking off our eighth season in the Upstate! Join us in Greenville, South Carolina to gawk at some hawks, and take flight with Tim Lee, interpretive ranger from South Carolina State Parks, as he shares hawk migration trends from more than 30 years of data. Learn more about these feathered predators of the sky and how you can help protect them.

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Mary and Mason Holland
Kauker & Associates

Recipe for a Balanced Ocean: Fisheries Management and Sustainability

Monday, October 24 | 6:30 p.m. | South Carolina Aquarium
What seafood should you order at your favorite restaurant? How do we know what is sustainable? Digest these questions and more with fisheries management and sustainability experts Kerry Marhefka, South Atlantic Marine Fisheries council member, and Sara McDonald, director of conservation with the South Carolina Aquarium.

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Mary and Mason Holland
Kauker & Associates

The Tale of the Right Whale: Gentle Giants off the Carolina Coast

Tuesday, January 24 | 6:30 p.m. | South Carolina Aquarium
Did you know our coastal waters are calving grounds for the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale? Join a panel of Southeastern whale experts to get a glimpse into the life of these gentle giants. Discover how coastal monitoring helps right whales get the right-of-way as they migrate through busy waters, and learn more about right whale stranding and rescue.

Thank You to Our Sponsors
Mary and Mason Holland
Kauker & Associates

The Tale of the Right Whale is a tie-in panel to The Charleston Gaillard Center Presents National Geographic Live: Secrets of the Whales with Underwater Photographer, Brian Skerry. It does not include a ticket to the Brian Skerry event.

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