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Southern Association of
Marine Educators (SAME)

Making known the world of water, both fresh and salt.

SAME's 2000 Annual Conference
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
Cocodrie, LA

The Southern Association of Marine Educators met at their annual meeting, which was held January 15-16, 2000, at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) in Cocodrie, LA.  Members enjoyed a guided canoe trip through the salt marsh, a visit to water control structures protecting a fresh water marsh and sharing aquatic education activities during lab time.

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Members visited an area of cypress killed by salt water intrusion.  Wiers have been installed to control water flow into the area.
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One of the highlights of the meeting was a demonstration of the LUMCON weather station and website.  
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