CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT-Discovery Saturday: Lionfish – Beautiful, but Bad

Discovery Saturday on Jan. 20 focuses on the beautiful, but bad lionfish. Children will learn from Mote Marine Lab how the invasive species arrived in the Florida Keys and what makes lionfish so dangerous. Space is limited. Call 305-809-4750 to register.

The Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center, operated by Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, hosts Discovery Saturday for children in kindergarten through fifth grade on the third Saturday of each month.

WHAT:            Discovery Saturday

WHEN:           10-11 a.m., Jan. 20, 2018

WHERE:         Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

                        35 E. Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040

WHO:              Children in kindergarten through 5th grade

Located in NOAA’s Dr. Nancy Foster Florida Keys Environmental Complex on the Truman Annex waterfront in Key West, the Eco-Discovery Center features more than 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, which interpret the resources and management efforts of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, two national parks, and four national wildlife refuges.

For more information, contact the center at 305-809-4750 or