Student Life

UWF and Gulf Islands National Seashore to host event celebrating new partnership

WHAT: The University of West Florida is partnering with Gulf Islands National Seashore to establish the Gulf Islands Research and Education Center. The GIREC will seek to engage scientists, students and the public in conservation, research and science education. UWF President Judith Bense will join Park Superintendent Dan Brown and Sherri Fields from the Washington DC office of the National Park Service to formally establish the GIREC with a signing ceremony and kick-off event.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 14

TIME: 10 a.m.

WHERE: Gulf Islands National Seashore
Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center
1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, Fla. 32563

PARKING AND DIRECTIONS: Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center is located in Gulf Breeze, FL. From Pensacola, follow US 98 east over the Pensacola Bay Bridge to Gulf Breeze. Continue east into the seashore and park at the visitor center.