Texas Lionfish Control Unit will be teaching a Lionfish Handling Course in partnership with NOAA-Flower Garden Banks. This course will teach the history of the lionfish invasion, the problems that lionfish are creating, solutions that are currently being used and researched, and the lionfish problem specific to the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. This course will also teach the participants best practices and proper use of a polespear and safety equipment, such as a Zookeeper (Lionfish Containment Device).
We will have training courses at the following locations:
August 1, 2018 – Diving Rebels Dive Club – 7pm – 400 E. Abrams St. Arlington, Texas 76010
August 2, 2018 ScubaDillos Dive Club – 6:30pm – Outback Steak House – 1509 N Central Expy, Plano, TX 75075
August 23, 2018 – Dive West Happy Hour Seminar – Asian Mint Fusion -11617 N Central Expy #135, Dallas, TX 75243
Lake Jackson, TX
August 26, 2018 – NOAA Lionfish Handling Course – 5pm – River Point – 111 Abner Jackson Pkway, Lake Jackson 77566
Pensacola, Florida –
August 16, 2018 – Lionfish Handling Course – Dive Pro’s Dive Center – 7203 US-98, Pensacola, FL 32506
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