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MME News
Massachusetts Marine Educators
July 2013
In This Issue
Boston Harbor Educators Conference
Flotsam and Jetsam
MME on Facebook
NMEA seeks Social Media guru
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Supporting educators to inspire students of all ages to be stewards of the ocean by providing learning opportunities, meaningful experiences and relevant resources for marine education since 1969.


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 Annual Boston Harbor Educators Conference
"The effects of changing oceans on Boston Harbor" 
        • Date:    Saturday, September 28th, 2013
        • Time:   8:30am to 4:00pm
        • Where: UMass Boston
        • Cost:    $40/member in advance, inlcudes lunch; rate varies for non-members, students, walk-ins
        • Free parking for first 50 registrants!
        • Click here for more info &
          here to register

Flotsam and Jetsam
Check out the Summer issue of F&J is now online! Cool information and activities about plankton are the focus of this edition, as well as recap of this year's WHOI conference and some terrific MME history, fills these pages. Submissions are being accepted through August 19th for the Autumn edition, which will focus on "The New England Aquarium". Contact the F&J Editor at with submissions or questions.
MME Facebook page
Yes, MME is on Facebook!
We have switched our Facebook presence from a Group to a Page. Please help us grow our online community by inviting friends and colleagues "Like" us today! Check it out! Feel free to post relevant news and opportunities for our members.
MME sail on the Ardelle
A total of 18 MME members and friends sailed on the Ardelle back in May, including 5 new members. The weather was fine, the drinks were cold, and a good time was had by all! Check out the Schooner Ardelle and Maritime Gloucester next time you are up on the Noath Shoah!
Robert Rocha

Robert Rocha, MME Executive Director

Occupation: Science Director, New Bedford Whaling Museum

MME member since: 1996

Favorite marine topic: Whales, especially the North Atlantic Right Whale - but also finds bay scallops fascinating

Best MME memory: Getting nominated to be President-Elect

Awesome fact: Bob also serves on the Board of the National Marine Educators Association!

NMEA seeks Social Media Community Manager and Editor
Are you a social media rockstar? If so, NMEA want to talk to you! NMEA is hiring its first ever Social Media Community Manager and Editor so it's your chance to help grow our national digital presence.
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