Upcoming Events

New Naturalist Program! - Love whales? Want an interesting and fun volunteer opportunity? Become a SF Bay ACS Chapter Naturalist! Our March 2nd, 2017 Naturalist class is now taking signups. Our classes fill very quickly so be sure to sign up right away! To sign up for please email Lynette R. Koftinow: acs.sfbay@gmail.com   SF Bay ACS Chapter 2016 Naturalist Training Program. […]
Dr. James Sumich: Gray Whales - Dr. James Sumich: “Gray Whales”  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:00 -9:00 P.M. Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA Jim will discuss the past and current distributions, migrations, and genetics of gray whales, and some likely future scenarios for this species in the in the context of our changing climate. Jim’s book “E. robustus: The Biology […]
David McGuire: Marine Protected Areas - David McGuire, Founder of Shark Stewards: Marine Protected Areas Tuesday, April 25, 2017 7:00 -9:00 P.M. Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA Do Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Sanctuaries Save Sharks? A look at protection measures in California and beyond and the effectiveness of MPAs and Sanctuaries on shark conservation. As Co- Chair of the […]
Claire Simeone: Understanding the Role of Sinus Parasites in Cetaceans Stranded Along the California Coast - Claire Simeone SF Bay Area ACS Grantee: “Understanding the Role of Sinus Parasites in Cetaceans Stranded Along the California Coast” Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA Cetaceans strand for a variety of reasons, including infectious disease, trauma, intoxication and parasitism. Small cetaceans commonly have parasites that inhabit […]
Kip Evans: Mission Blue Sylvia Earle Alliance - Kip Evans: Mission Blue Sylvia Earle Alliance Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA Mission Blue is an initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance (SEA) to ignite public support for the protection of Hope Spots—special places that are vital to the health of the ocean, the blue heart […]
Maren Anderson: View Into Vocalizations - Maren Anderson: 2017 Research Grantee “View Into Vocalizations” Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA Wintering humpback whales can be found in the coastal waters off of the Hawaiian Island Chain where they remain from January through April for their breeding season. This population expends a great deal […]