Did you know that Florida is one of the few places in the world you can see real bioluminescence in nature? It’s true! The Indian River Lagoon is home to tiny organisms that glow in the dark.
But the bioluminescence season is almost over, so if you want to experience this incredible natural phenomenon, join the FIT Marine Biological Society and the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Student Chapter for a bioluminescence kayaking trip on Sunday, October 1.
The event is open to everyone on campus. Transportation is available – or you can travel independently.
The trip is booked through A1A Beach Rentals at 6811 N Atlantic Avenue in Cape Canaveral, kayaks will be provided – so don’t not bring your own.
The group will be meeting behind the Harris Center for Science and Engineering at 6 p.m. on Sunday to leave at 6:30 p.m. and arrive at in Cape Canaveral 7:15 p.m.
In order to sign up, you must register at the office of the Department of Biological Sciences (OLS 101) with Dee Dee. The cost of this event is $10 per person. Change will not be available – so bring the correct amount.
There are just 25 spots available so sign up early if you are interested.
For more information or questions, email Madeleine Bitting at firstname.lastname@example.org.