A woman with long hair wears a blue jacket and white pants. The ocean is in the background.

Delanie Medina – ACS Speaker Series

A woman with long hair wears a blue jacket and white pants. The ocean is in the background.
Delanie Medina

Delanie Medina, Education Manager for San Diego Coastkeeper, will be speaking at the next American Cetacean Society (ACS)-San Diego Chapter Speaker Series Event on October 12, 2022 at 7PM (via Zoom). She will be speaking on “Clean water and the impacts our actions on land have to the vital and sensitive ecosystems along our San Diego coastline”.

This event will be held on Zoom and is free. You can find the information below.

About the speaker:  Delanie Medina is the Education Manager at San Diego Coastkeeper. She has worked in the field of environmental education for ten years as a science communicator, ocean naturalist, and informal educator.  Delanie holds a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences with an emphasis in ecology from Cal State University San Marcos. As the Education Manager at San Diego Coastkeeper, Delanie manages their suite of education programs that provides hands-on environmental science and climate change stewardship opportunities to K-12th grade students in San Diego County. San Diego Coastkeeper’s work entails being the voice for San Diego’s waters and activating communities to be advocates of change for clean, drinkable, and swimmable water in San Diego.

Prior to her role with San Diego Coastkeeper, Delanie worked as a field and classroom educator and naturalist and also served as an education coordinator at Birch Aquarium at Scripps where she coordinated and managed onsite and offsite public programs. Some of her work included managing the seasonal whale watching program where she trained naturalists and volunteers and coordinated member trips down to Baja to take visitors out into the gray whale birthing and breeding lagoons. Delanie spent many years as a whale naturalist providing tours out of San Diego Bay to search for Eastern Pacific Gray Whales on their annual migration. Delanie’s work over the years has interconnected public education, community outreach, interpretation and communication techniques, and inspiring people to be thoughtful and mindful of their actions on our planet.

Meeting ID: 513 147 5168
Passcode: Whales


Learn more about the American Cetacean Society – San Diego Chapter and become a member.

To protect whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through public education, research grants, and conservation actions.

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