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May 3, 2013

Make this summer memorable with family fun and adventure with Summer Excursions at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. These interactive field trips will explore two main ecosystems of Dauphin Island: the Salt Marsh Excursion and the Beach, Dune and Forest Excursion.

Led by the Sea Lab’s experienced and knowledgeable educators, these excursions are a wonderful way for the whole family to have a hands-on, feet-wet experience while exploring our treasured coastal environment.

Cost is $10 per person, including snack.  Children 18 and under must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Excursions will depart from the Estuarium at 9:45am and return at 12:15pm on excursion days. Admission to the Estuarium is not included in the excursion cost.

Dates for the Salt Marsh Excursions are: June 21; June 27; July 5; July 9; July 16; and August 1.

Dates for the Beach, Dune and Forest Excursions are June 20; June 25; July 2; July 11; July 17 and July 30.

Space is limited, so please make reservations early. Call (251) 861-2141 x7545 or email summersexcursions@disl.org.  Visit http://dhp.disl.org/summertours/summerexcursions.html for more information on each excursion and what to bring.  All dates are subject to change, based on participation and weather.

Photo caption: Summer Excursion participants set off to explore the Beach, Dunes and Maritime Forest of Dauphin Island.


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