the sky to the ocean floor and all that is between, Sea
& Learn on Saba invites you to explore nature and enhance
your environmental awareness.
us! This and every October...
All presentations, school programs and after school programs are underway. Link to the Sea & Learn calendar to view schedules and locations for presentations, field projects and children events either as a "month at a glance" or weekly or daily. Be sure to advance the calendar to the month of October. By mousing over and clicking, you can get full details of all events. More information regarding field projects will be added in the days ahead.
New in 2012, Chizzilala Productions is doing fantastic television coverage of our event! Watch the weekly highlights on our local Saba Cable Channel 7 or check out the Sea & Learn You Tube channel. Enjoy interviews with nature experts, coverage of school activities, the evolving mural, field projects and more. Sea & Learn what all the noise is about!
Check the Experts and News pages to read more about 2012
invited guest lecturers and some of the highligts.
a tiny Caribbean island, just 28 miles from St. Maarten,
offers a unique annual event: Sea & Learn on
Saba. Saba, known as The Unspoiled Queen,
is proud of its nature and preservation efforts.
Throughout the entire month of October a variety of
naturalists, scientists and academics in fields ranging from
sharks and seagrasses to spiders and orchids provide casual but informative
multi-media presentations. In addition to nightly
presentations, you are invited to join field/research
projects or assist in nature surveys conducted throughout
the event. These same experts also work with Saba's
school children to ensure the next generation continues to
have appreciation for the nature of Saba.
reason to visit Saba is hiking, diving or just relaxing,
the timing of the daily Sea & Learn events is scheduled
to allow visitors and locals alike to enjoy their day on
Saba. A "happy hour" environment is provided
at different venues so that dinner plans are easily accommodated
after the nightly sessions. Field and research project
scheduling varies and will be announced in advance.
You can choose to attend as many or as few events as
you like. Some field projects require advance sign up.
& Learn on Saba is a non-profit
foundation. The month-long event is sponsored
by island and regional businesses. All events
are open to the public and free of charge. The Sea & Learn 2012 event is now being coordinated. Monitor this
same link for updates on venues, field projects and more.
The Experts page provides a
bio for each of this years' guest speakers.
Never heard of Saba? Saba is one of the
Caribbean's most unique destinations. Scuba divers are
enthralled with its model marine park while hikers can
experience a trail network ranging from coastal tide pools
to verdant cloud forest. But you don't have to be a
diver or a hiker to enjoy "The Unspoiled Queen".
Enjoying Saba's pleasant climate and outrageous views takes
no effort. Small villages with quality accommodations
and intriguing restaurants adorn the mountainous hillsides.
For more general information about Saba, visit one of the
many websites starting with www.sabatourism.com
For more specific information on where to stay and what to
do, follow the links from the Sponsors page of this website.