Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association
is an organization of people whose common goal is to improve education about all aspects of marine and aquatic environments. Members come from Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, the District of Columbia, and beyond. We represent many institutions, organizations and programs. MAMEA is a regional chapter of the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA).
2019 Annual Conference
Mark your calendars now for a fun-filled MAMEA19 the weekend of November 1-3! We will be gathering for our annual conference this fall in Chincoteague, VA - the quaint, historic island community made famous by their wild ponies. The conference will be based at the Chincoteague Bay Field Station (CBFS), an active environmental education center just off the main island that offers modern meeting spaces, wet labs, and a spacious food hall.
2019 MAMEA Board Elections
Congratulations to our newly elected MAMEA Board members for 2019-20!
- President-Elect: Evan Beatty
- Secretary: David Christopher
- MD Representative: Lauren Fauth
- NC State Representative: Brittany Pace
- At-Large Representative: Dawn Sherwood
VA 2019 Mini-Conference
Southeastern Forests and Climate Change will be August 16, 2019.
Become familiar with activities in the Project Learning Tree Southeastern Forests and Climate Change. Take a tour of the Brock Environmental center, a green building, and seine in the waters of the Lynnhaven River. Participate in activities to help learners of all ages understand climate change and its relationship to forests. Receive copies of these activities. Lunch is provided.
Registration Deadline: August 2, 2019. Click here for more information.
2018 MAMEA Award Recipients
Congratulations to Chris Petrone (DE) and Sara Beam (VA), our 2018 MAMEA Educator Award recipients! Find out more about them and past awardees on our Award Winners page.
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