Museum opening hours: 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Saturday with entry times at 10-11am, 11am-noon, noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm (Last entry at 3pm) | Noon to 5pm on Sunday with entry times at noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm (Last entry at 4pm) | Closed on Monday and Tuesday

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Bradenton, FL 34205

think + drink / science

think + drink / science

think + drink / science

From 7 to 9pm on the second Wednesday of each month, the day’s expert begins the evening with a presentation then we open the floor for discussion during this interactive webinar on Zoom.

think + drink / science is sponsored by WUSF, a Corporate Partner of The Bishop.

November 11: “Manatees and Mermaids: A Perspective from 40 Years in the Field Studying Florida’s Beloved Marine Mammal” with James “Buddy” Powell

Join us on Zoom as we host Dr. James “Buddy” Powell, Executive Director of Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute, who has spent 40 years studying and conserving manatees across their range. In this presentation, he will share myths and legends surrounding manatees, current threats toward their survival, and a brief history of manatee research and conservation, along with some of his field experiences with manatees across several countries.

  • When: 7pm Wednesday, November 11 on Zoom
  • Cost: $3 for members of the Discovery Society; $5 for all others

Register now to receive the November 11 Zoom link