Dr. John Valentine, Executive Director of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, will discuss the biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico and the importance of protecting its rich resources. This event is part of the Wonderful Wednesdays series at Bellingrath in June and July. Visit bellingrath.org to view the full schedule. Registration is requested; to register, please call 251-459-8986. Admission is regular Gardens admission: $14 for adults and $8 for ages 5-12. There is no charge for members of the Friends of Bellingrath or for ages 4 and younger.