Lauren joined the Sea Turtle Care, Training and Research department in September 2014 after completing an internship in the same department. Prior to Mote, she attended Santa Fe College’s Zoo Animal Technology Program in Gainesville, Florida, the only AZA-accredited teaching zoo in the United States, to gain hands on experience working with primates, carnivores and hoofstock.
A.S. Zoo Animal Technology from Santa Fe College.
We're celebrating a scientific breakthrough!
For the first time, massive corals restored to Florida's Coral Reef are ready to become parents in the wild—a major success for Mote Marine Laboratory's scientific coral restoration efforts. Video announcement from Mote's President & CEO, Dr. Michael P. Crosby: