Calendar of Events
January 5 - VIRTUAL Student Film Competition Deadline. 2021 theme #FreshWaterIs. Selected films will be screened at the virtual Thunder Bay International Film Festival. Top three scoring films will be awarded prizes from the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
January 19 - VIRTUAL The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council will meet at 6:00pm. For more information contact the Sanctuary Advisory Council coordinator at email@example.com.
January 20-31 - VIRTUAL Thunder Bay International Film Festival. Join us for a selection of Great Lakes and ocean films, and special programs! For more information, contact the festival coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 29 - VIRTUAL Rackham Graduate School Museum Studies Program University of Michigan's Brown Bag Lecture Series: Our National Marine Sanctuaries, Protecting America's Underwater Treasures: A Survey of Michigan's Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve. 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Free Registion via Zoom. View the video archive of the event.
March 18 - VIRTUAL National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series - Women Making History - Jennifer Idol
In celebration of Women's History Month, Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is pleased to host Jennifer Idol, underwater photographer, videographer, and author of An american Immersion, documenting her quest to become the first woman to dive 50 states. Idol will present her work and show how visual storytelling can connect people to the natural world so they can experience its wonders. 1:30-2:30 pm (EST)
March 25 - VIRTUAL National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series - Women Making History - Women Making History - Alexandra Ros
In celebration of Women's History Month, Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is pleased to host Alexandra Rose, science editor for Ocean Geographic Magazine, Managing Editor for Ocean Geographic Explorers, and founder of the Blue Ring ocean conservancy company, as she discusses her ocean exploration experiences, advocacy, and marking the 40th anniversary of women being accepted in the Explorers Club, an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to exploration, founded in 1904. 1:30-2:30 pm (EST)
May - Postponed to 2022 Annual Great Lakes - Michigan Regional MATE ROV Competition.