Get involved with lionfish removal by attending one of the following derbies or events.
Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day: First Saturday after Mother's Day each year.
Become a Reef Ranger: Adopt a Reef and pledge to remove lionfish from it.
Host a workshop: FWC led lionfish handling and filleting demos. Email name, organization/business name, location and an estimated number of attendees to Lionfish@MyFWC.com.
Attention Dive Shop Owners:
Host a "Become the Predator" workshop and excursion. These FWC led workshops, in partnership with dive shops, teach divers to spear and remove lionfish. Interested in hosting a Become the Predator workshop and lionfish excursion? Contact Lionfish@MyFWC.com.
To feature lionfish brochures Adobe PDF in your shop, send your mailing address and how many brochures you want to Lionfish@MyFWC.com.
2017 Derby Calendar
Email the event date, location and address, event name, event website, and event contact information to Lionfish@MyFWC.com to get it featured on the calendar.
Other events where you can learn about lionfish:
2/20 Loggerhead Marinelife Center Invasive Species Awareness, Juno Beach
4/22-23 The Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo, Ft. Lauderdale
4/22 FSU Marine Lab Open House, St. Teresa
Upcoming "Become the Predator" workshops:
Learn about lionfish, their invasion, and how to safely target and remove them from Florida waters.
1/27 6pm CT Dive Pros, Pensacola
4/28 6pm CT Discovery Dive World, Destin