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LION FISH TOURNAMENT

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Prior BREAM research intern Matt Strong is hosting a Lionfish Tournament next weekend:

SHOW SOME REEFSPECT AND "EAT'UM TO BEAT'UM" Host:GROUNDSWELL



Price:$15 per individual & $30 per boat
Date:Sunday, August 23, 2009 Time:7:00am - 3:00pm Location:Pier 41 Marina - Dockyard
Phone:7047413OR3314440

Lion Fish Tournament Aug 23rd

JUNGLE RULES APPLY
Safely catch as many Lion fish as you can;
spear them, hook them, net them. Basically get them how ever you can legally and safely. All Lion Fish Catches accepted - no size or number limits

Tournament time:
Sun-up to 3 p.m.

SET ON AFTER at PIER 41 MARINA IN DOCKYARD
From 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Weigh-in and Awards/Prize Giving
Lion Fish- Handling, Preparation and Tasting
Big Tune by Harrington Sound...

THESE FISH ARE DANGEROUS TO HANDLE. THEY HAVE VENOMOUS SPINES. EDUCATE YOURSELF BEFORE HANDLING. ENTER TOURNAMENT AT YOUR OWN RISK.

We will have two information sessions and lion fish collection permit courses on Aug 15th at 11am and on Aug 18th at 7…

BREAM researcher Jessie Hallett in the Mid Ocean on July 31st

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Mid Ocean News link here


Published: July 31. 2009 12:00AM
How our wetlands have shrunk over past 200 years

By Alex Scrymgeour
BERMUDA has lost 57 per cent of its wetland areas in the last 200 years. With continued coastal development and people continuing to dump trash illegally at marshes and other wetland environments the problem is only getting worse.
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Click Here to Visit our SponsorLast night, Jessie Hallett, a researcher with the Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS), gave a lecture in the main hall of the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo (BAMZ), discussing how marine and wetland habitats of Bermuda have changed in the past two centuries.By comparing a 200-year-old detailed map of our reef and wetland areas to those of today she showed the impact on Bermuda's fragile environment.Speaking with the Mid-Ocean News earlier, Ms Hallett and Dr. Thad Murdoch, head of the Bermuda Reef Ecosystem Assessment and Mapping Programme (BREAM) at BZS, talked about the upcoming info…