The Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FVRI) is thrilled to announce the upcoming MarineQuest, an annual open house event celebrating Florida’s diverse wildlife, ecosystems and cutting-edge research. Now in its 29th year, MarineQuest offers a unique opportunity for the public to explore Florida’s fish and wildlife.
Attendees can expect a day filled with excitement and education as they interact with Florida’s top researchers, dive into the world of sharks, rays, manatees, birds, coral, red tide and more. Live demonstrations and educational exhibits will demonstrate FVRI’s commitment to protecting, conserving and managing Florida’s invaluable fish and wildlife resources.
MarineQuest will be held from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, February 10th at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FVC) in downtown St. Petersburg at 100 8th Avenue SE. The event is held in cooperation with the Science Festival in St. Petersburg.
This is a chance for the Institute to share its research with the public and demonstrate its passion, focus and commitment to its mission of conducting collaborative research and monitoring to provide timely information and guidance to protect, conserve and manage Florida’s fish