Diving With a Purpose PresentationWednesday 2/17
Diving With a Purpose (DWP) is a volunteer maritime archaeology program that trains experienced divers, including youths, to become underwater archaeology advocates. Through the program, divers are able to assist in the historical documentation and preservation of artifacts and wreck sites. DWP has documented multiple shipwrecks including18th & 19th century sailing vessels, WWII aircraft, accumulated over 15,000 volunteer hours in Biscayne National Park and National Marine Sanctuaries. One noteworthy expedition included the documentation of a lost Tuskegee Airmen P-39 aircraft.
Presenter Erik Denson is a Board Member and Lead Instructor for the Diving With a Purpose (DWP) Maritime Archaeology Program. He has been involved with DWP since its inception. He is a co-founder and President of DIVERSe Orlando, a National Association of Black Scuba Divers.
To request a spot please email Emily at: firstname.lastname@example.org to get your sign in information.
Time7:00 pm - 8:00 pm