Day one, I explore the great chimney.

Today, we woke up and boarded our taxi to go to breakfast and our last classroom lesson. In the class, we got a quick fish I.D. Lesson and we got debriefed on our week. We were then split up into our boat groups and we left for our first dive. We had a 15 minute ride out to the...

Fourth and fifth day. I learn to replant coral at Jesuit Reef, and i...

Well, these last two days were very eventful and exciting! We woke up on saturday and headed out to jesuit reef, which is located off of virgin Gorda. We were then debriefed on our project and instructed to find fragments of coral and healthy specimens that we could break fragments off of. We then headed back to the boats...
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Video footage from Day 1 of Marine Bio Group 2

Footage from our first Day on the island. The guys had a great day and have a great week planned ahead of them full of learning about the marine life found here and how we can use science to help conserve, protect, and rebuild it!

Brendan Legas

1. I thought that it would be a fun, unique experience, and I enjoy learning about biology. 2. I am an Open Water Certified Diver with a Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty, but I have not been on any ocean dives yet. 3. I am really looking forward to the night dive and seeing diverse species of aquatic life.

Sam Wyand

1.) Why this class? I have always been fascinated with the ocean. Spending time at near the ocean and in the ocean is my favorite thing without a doubt. I want to be a marine biologist more than anything and because I know it is a very hard field to be successful in and get in, I wish to...
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Video Footage From Day 3

Video footage of our time at the beautiful Savannah Bay and Turtle Tagging with Dr. Gore!

Day 5

Today I slept in as long as I could because I was so exhausted. I hit my snooze button on my iPad at least 3 times. When I finally got up, I packed my bag and headed to the entrance where everyone else was waiting for the taxi. We got a ride and went to the marina for breakfast....

Jesuit Reef and the Rhone

Yesterday morning we ate at the marina and then prepared our gear for the boat ride. We planned on a snorkel dive to identify potential coral for our Jesuit Coral Reef. After a ~30 minute snorkel, we put on our scuba gear and went out to gather the coral with our groups, however I was not feeling too well...

Boats ‘N Bros (2)

I was woken up at exactly 4:37 to get ready to go to the airport. So, I took a shower, packed up and left my house. To sum it all up I travelled until 4:37 to 9:30. Once we arrived at the lovely resort that goes by Guavaberry, I took a shower and went to bed. The next morning...