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10/24 Presentation: “Humpbacks Along The Central California Coast”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Bay Model Visitor Center
$5 Donation goes toward Student Research Grants

Why do the whales come to San Francisco? What are they eating and why are they so close to shore? What other cetaceans do we see? What can we do to protect them and encourage their return? These questions will be answered and more! Join local naturalist Nicole Larson on a photographic journey out to sea from the comfort of your chair.


 
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Discovery Day at AT&T Park! Sat. Nov 11th 10am-4pm

Join us at the 7th Annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park!

Saturday November 11th   10am-4pm

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It’s always festival time in the Bay Area! The Discovery Days program brings the fun and excitement of science to a huge crowd. In conjunction with local science outreach groups, Discovery Days will have hundreds of hands on activities, numerous performances, interactive demonstrations, and family-oriented science entertainment. This year, there will be over 150 activities and exhibits along with numerous stage performances.

All Discovery Day events are FREE!

AT&T Park will become a science wonderland when the Bay Area Science Festival concludes again with this FREE science extravaganza on Saturday November 11th   10AM-4PM. Last year, more than 30,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and inspire. With more than 150 exhibits, there is something for everyone to unleash their inner scientist.

Keep visiting http://www.bayareascience.org/festival/discovery-days

150 EXHIBITS AND ACTIVITIES

CHEVRON STEM ZONE * LIFE SCIENCE ALLEY * ROBOT ZOO

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Experience over 150 hands-on exhibits and activities from leading science and technology organizations from across the Bay Area. Universities, science museums, research labs, after school organizations, and local companies join forces for an unprecedented opportunity to meet scientists and engineers. Topics include health & medicine, engineering, technology, biotechnology, climate science, and so much more. This year, every exhibit will be framed as investigative questions to encourage explorations and curiosity that we hope will continue throughout the school year.

For an updated map & performance schedule: Rain or Shine!

  http://www.bayareascience.org/festival/discovery-days-at-att-park/

Parking/Transportation: We encourage everyone to take public transportation to the event as we expect big crowds. AT&T Park is accessible by MUNI, Caltrain, and BART. For more information on public transportation options to the ballpark, check out AT&T Park’s transit page.  *Limited parking will be available in Lot A for $10/vehicle (South of Park)

For a complete line up events and locations go to:

http://www.bayareascience.org/discovery-days/

Become A Member

Being part of ACS puts you in good company – conservation practitioners, marine scientists, local chapter teams, and concerned citizens who take personal action, reach out to educate and give you a clear path for information and involvement in the protection of cetaceans and their habitats. Your membership contribution and any additional support you designate go a long way to help ACS fulfill its mission.  As the world’s first whale conservation organization, ACS has long been dedicated to developing public education initiatives, funding research projects, and implementing conservation actions aimed at protecting cetaceans in their natural environments.

As a member, you will have access to ALL ACS events, learn about cetaceans and conservation efforts, meet like-minded people, and help ACS fulfill its mission.

We have different levels of membership, but you can join for as little as $35 a year!

Join Online

Join By Mail: Download Membership Form

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Oceanic Dolphins, Family Delphinidae

We all share a love of dolphins and whales. But there is another question – what we really know about them, about the whole order of cetaceans? Meera and Oleg Finodeyev are passionate about them and they discovered a very simple truth – “we love them but we don’t know them”. Because of that they created a mini-series of videos about order of cetaceans.

Irony is that there is no single source where one can go and learn about this civilization. Creation of these videos and digging into vast ocean of internet information was very tedious but an enlightening process and they wish to share its results with you. Please, invest a bit of your time to learn more about these Earthlings – they are amazing!