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Farallon Soirée

Wildlife of the Islands

November 15th, 7 pm – 10 pm


The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary & the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens Present
FARALLON SOIRÉE - Wildlife of the Islands
Saturday, November 15th, 2014
Science & Art Reception & Lecture, 7-10 pm
Featuring Farallon Program Manager Russ Bradley of Point Blue Conservation Science at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens, 2945 Sloat Blvd., San Francisco 94132

Russ Bradley has spent over 1,500 days among over a quarter-million raucous seabirds, thousands of seals and sea lions, and surrounded by white sharks and whales. As Senior Scientist, he will share a fascinating insider's account of island restoration and his experiences with Farallon wildlife.

Reception includes:
• Art
• Music
• Latest Research
• No-host Bar
• Printmaking & More

Cost: $15 (parking included)
Choose 7:30 or 8:45 pm lecture
Contact Rietta at rietta.hohman@noaa.gov or (415) 561-6622 x202
Age minimum 16, space is limited.


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December Sanctuary Exploration

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association Present:

Sanctuary Explorations: Tidepool Adventure
Saturday, December 6th, 2:30pm-5:30pm

Join Farallones Sanctuary naturalists for a tidepool adventure in Half Moon Bay. Explore the amazing intertidal habitat at the edge of the sea while learning how the animals and algae survive under ever-changing conditions. Search for chitons, anemones and other creatures that call this biodiversity hotspot “home” while learning important tidepool etiquette. Our adventure will close with hot chocolate and cookies.

WHERE: Half Moon Bay, CA
WHEN: Saturday, December 6th, 2:30pm-5:30pm
COST: $10/person

Recommended for ages 6+
Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Space is limited!! 
Registration Required
Contact Sara Heintzelman to reserve a spot: sara.heintzelman@noaa.gov or (415) 561-6622 x237

This event is part of the Sanctuary Explorations Series which provides monthly opportunities for you to connect with and experience your national marine sanctuaries.
Join us for our upcoming programs!




Family Program December


Please join us for an exciting program of Plankton discovery at The Gulf of The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary.

Where: the Pier House,  The Gulf of The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Building, Crissy Field

When:  TBA

Time:  We have programs at 10 am and 100 pm that last an hour in length

What will we be doing: 
* we will be fishing for plankton using special nets. 
* Using our projecting microscope we will be learning about the different types of animal and plant plankton that live in the bay
* Each participant will have their own microscope to continue discovering the wonderful world of plankton.
* We will finish our program on the beach by looking at tiny plastic pollution challenges in our ocean.

Cost: $10 per person - Please let me know what time slot you would like and RSVP to pwinch@farallones.org and feel free to contact me if you have any questions

Who should attend: Anyone is welcome, but families with children aged 6 to 12 would especially enjoy this event.

Marine phytoplankton



Sanctuary Events

For details on the Sanctuary Visitor Center programs, please see the Visitor Center webpage: http://www.farallones.org/education/visitor_center.php


To learn more about upcoming Sanctuary events, please visit the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Website.  




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