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Community Events

  1. South Beach Ecology Walk

    May 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Tybee Island Marine Science Center

    Join a marine science educator for a guided walk on Tybee’s south beach. Learn about the dynamics of the barrier islands of Georgia, the importance of the intertidal zone, the forces behind tides and waves, and sand dune formation. Identify the wildlife that live in and around the ocean and discuss the impact of marine debris and shoreline development. South Beach Walks meet at the Science Center.

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  2. Turtle Talk

    May 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Tybee Island Marine Science Center

    Loggerheads, Kemp's Ridley, Greens, and Leatherback sea turtles all nest on coastal Georgia's beaches. Join us to learn about the amazing lives of these sea turtles. We'll discuss anatomy, natural adaptations, why sea turtles cry, natal beaches, and Tybee Island's conservation efforts. Afterward we'll head down to the Coastal Gallery to feed our visiting loggerhead sea turtle. Recommended for ages six and above.

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  3. Sift and Seine

    May 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Tybee Island Marine Science Center

    Discover the marine life of the intertidal zone through seining. Pull a ten-foot seine net through waist deep water to catch, examine, and release marine life. Commonly caught organisms include pompanos, silversides, mullets, sea jellies, and crabs. After seining, we’ll explore the marine life of the sandy bottom by sifting various organisms from the wet sand on the beach. Recommended for participants nine years and older.

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  4. Marsh Trek

    May 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Tybee Island Marine Science Center (Class meets off site. Details provided at registration.)

    Trek through Georgia’s salt marsh, where you’ll get hands-on exploration in the mud searching for fiddler crabs, snails, and more. Examine salty grasses, observe soaring marsh birds, and hum with periwinkle snails. Learn about adaptations necessary for survival in this environment, how the marsh functions as a nursery for many organisms, a filter for pollutants, and as an abundant food source. **REQUIRED - Please wear closed-toed, closed-heel shoes, such as rain boots or old tennis shoes (no flip flops or Crocs) and expect to get muddy.** The proper shoes are required to participate in the program. You will not be refunded if you do not wear the proper shoes. Not recommended for kids under six years old. Marsh Treks meet off-site, on the north end of the island at Spanish Hammock. Directions are emailed with paid program confirmation.

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  5. Tybee Farmers' Market

    May 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lighthouse Grounds

    Tybee Island Farmers Market at the Tybee Lighthouse Mondays, 4 to 7 PM, until the end of October

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Historic Preservation Commission

  1. Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

    May 20, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ City Hall Auditorium

    The Historic Preservation Commission meets monthly. The meeting will takes place at 6pm on the third Monday in the auditorium at City Hall. (First three months each year are federal holidays that day, so those months will be on the second Monday!) Agenda, minutes, and meeting exhibits can be found at the City WebLink archives in the folder at http://weblink.cityoftybee.org/weblink/0/fol/27349/Row1.aspx.

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Planning Commission

  1. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

    May 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Courtroom/Council Chambers

    Planning Commission normally meets the third Monday of each month, beginning at 7PM and continuing until business on the agenda has been completed. Conflicting holidays or additional needs may dictate a different or additional date on occasion. Planning Commission agenda is set by application in the Planning and Zoning Department or by dictates from the City Council. Agenda, exhibits, and minutes can be found in the City's WebLink archives at http://weblink.cityoftybee.org/weblink/0/fol/753/Row1.aspx. Commission meetings are recorded, then rebroadcast for the following month on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10am and 7pm on Comcast Cable Access Channel 7. They are also posted to the City's Video-on-Demand site at http://cityoftybee.viebit.com. DVD copies of the meeting recording are also available for a $10 fee. Please contact the City Clerk, Jan LeViner, at 912.472.5080 or jleviner@cityoftybee.org, to request a copy.

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