Stoked On Salt Free Family Event program for the entire family
that will help bring awareness to our ocean in efforts to
preserve and protect our living coral reef ecosystems
UPDATE: Over 2,000 guests participated in the event! Thank you to everyone who came out to support this wonderful event to benefit our Ocean.
SAVE THE DATE!! SAVE THE OCEAN!!
We are excited to announce the 2nd annual Stoked On Salt Ocean Conservation Day on Friday, July 13th, 4:00PM - 10:00pm at the Jaco Pastorius Park located at 4000 N. Dixie Hwy., Oakland Park, FL 33334.
• 50 Ocean Conservation Booths
• Local Ocean Artists
• Kids Fun & Crafts
• Food Booths - Drinks
• Live music by the Caribbean Waves Steel Drum Band
• Live culinary shows
• Free Give-Aways
• Free Movie On the Lawn "DEEP"
This free event is not only fun, but an educational program for the entire family that will help bring awareness to our ocean in efforts efforts to preserve and protect our living coral reef ecosystems.
50 Ocean/Marine Conservation groups will come out to engage in outreach with the general public about issues that could be addressed on a local level - which we so desperately need:
CORALS - MANATEES - LIONFISH - BEACH/OCEAN DEBRIS - SHARKS - SEA TURTLES - MANTA RAYS - WHALES - LOBSTERING - WATER QUALITY - WILDLIFE RESCUE - FISHING REGULATIONS - OCEAN SAFETY and more.
** Uzzi Amphibious Gear will provided each person with a free canvas tote to fill with outreach and educational materials/brochures/pens /stickers as you visit table-to-table and learn more about the importance of our Florida Coral Reefs and Sea Life.
** Vone Research will provide community service hours to any students who would like to volunteer.
** Saltwater Brewery is donating 100% of the nights beer proceeds to Sharks4Kids education at the Marine Environmental Educational Center
** Windjammer Resort will provide a free bucket where you will have the opportunity to Paint-A-Debris bucket to keep for future cleanups.
** Complimentary popcorn will be handed out to movie-goers donated by Tropical Seas - Reef Safe Sun
** Sea Spray Inn will be providing each participant with ocean friendly, biodegradable utensils for food during the event to help continue our efforts of eliminating plastic.
The 2018 Ocean Conversation Groups participating are:
Marine Environmental Education Center at the Carpenter House
Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program
SEFCRI - Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative
Friends of Our Florida Reefs
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
SEAFAN - Southeast Florida Action Network
REEF Reef Environmental Education Foundation
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography at NSU Guy Harvey Shark Tagging - Pompano Dive Center
Rescue a Reef Program - University of Miami
Vone Research and Vone Research Lionfish Hunters
Charley Schram Lionfish filleting safety demos, Zookeeper LCU - Force-E Scuba Centers
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Palm Beach County Diving Association
Stoked On Salt - SOS Ocean Clean Up - SOS Debris Art
No Shenanigans Diving
Boca Save our Beaches
Surfrider Foundation Broward County Chapter
CHANGING SEAS WPBT2
KidVision Pre-K PBS
American Shark Conservancy
South Florida Wildlife Center
Reef Rangers - FWC Lionfish Control Team
Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue (FLOR)
Florida Department of Health, Drowning Prevention Program
US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 3-2 Fort Lauderdale
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
BC Surf & Sport, Fort Lauderdale
Funky Fish Ocean Camp
IGFA Summer Fishing Camp
Urban Farming Institute
Garbo Grabber, LLC
Tom Frezza Art Live Painting
VanEpps Kids & Adult Face Painting
Brass Anchor Coffee
Blue Starfish Studio
Sponsors who have donated items and support for the event:
Black Coral Rum
Big Dog Station
El Heraldo de Broward
Fort Lauderdale Magazine
Uzzi Amphibious Gear
Sea Spray Inn
Event details forthcoming - this will be an event you do not want to miss! Contact email : firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 Photo Album - Inaugural of the SOS Ocean Conservation Day
You Tube - WPBT2 South Florida PBS
Ola Pi Creative