Category: Marine Biology

Taking care of Mother Earth; Earth Day events around SPC

Earthrise

Go green with these Earth Day events all week around St. Petersburg College. From Tarpon Springs to the Allstate Center, students will be pitching in to leave the Tampa Bay area a little better than they found it. The Tarpon Springs Campus Environmental Science Club will host guest speaker Aaron Metz of the Climate Reality … Continue reading Taking care of Mother Earth; Earth Day events around SPC

SPC alumna @SylviaEarle Oceanographer/Environmentalist #WeAreSPC

Sylvia Earle notable alumni art

This December, we will celebrate a momentous occasion – SPC’s 150,000th graduate. What does an SPC graduate look like? Check out our graduate and alumni stories and be prepared to be inspired. Help us spread the word and share your own story today on social media by adding the hashtag #WeAreSPC to your posts and … Continue reading SPC alumna @SylviaEarle Oceanographer/Environmentalist #WeAreSPC

SPC students help with invasive lionfish control

By Dr. Heyward Mathews & Dr. Monica Lara On Sept. 12-13, Reef Monitoring Inc., held its second annual Lionfish Safari to combat the population explosion of the invasive lionfish into our local Gulf waters. From a few of this Pacific species of reef fish that were released into Florida waters in the late 1980s, their … Continue reading SPC students help with invasive lionfish control