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Naturally Speaking Series – Should I Stay or Should I Go – Range Shifts in the Tidepools

This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium (masks are optional) as well as a free event on Zoom. Many species are shifting their ranges as a response to climate change. The dark unicorn whelk (Mexicanthina lugubris) is native to the tidepool communities of Baja California, Mexico, but their range has shifted northward over 60 miles into Southern California since the 1980s. While dark … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – Should I Stay or Should I Go – Range Shifts in the Tidepools

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Delanie Medina – ACS Speaker Series

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. … Continue reading Delanie Medina – ACS Speaker Series

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Ecologik Virtual Workshops

Sonya Timko, who just presented at the TPERP Conference on Thermal Ecology of Crabs, wanted to invite all volunteers to the virtual workshops that she is holding for EcoLogik! They are also free to include children / grandchildren as well! They are on some great topics that the volunteers will hopefully not only find interesting, but can share with the visitors to the parks. She … Continue reading Ecologik Virtual Workshops

Here’s Your Chance to See Glowing Fireworms

If anyone would like to see mating “glowing fireworms” (Odontosyllis phosphorea) now is the time before their mating ends for the summer season.  VIP Mary has selected 2 dates in September. The 1st meet will be on Friday, Sept 16 no later than 7:15pm at De Anza Pier in Mission Bay. The worms come to the surface for the purpose of mating 1-2 days before the quarter … Continue reading Here’s Your Chance to See Glowing Fireworms

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Naturally Speaking Series – Exploration and Discovery with Community Science

This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium (masks are required) as well as a free event on Zoom. Science can only be done by scientists, right? Wrong! Science is for everyone and, in fact, trained scientists need your help to explore the unknown and answer the world’s biggest mysteries.  Join vegetation technician and community science advocate Patricia Simpson as she introduces you to … Continue reading Naturally Speaking Series – Exploration and Discovery with Community Science

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Coastal Fog – A Lifeline for Native Plants

Please note that San Diego County has moved into high risk for community spread of COVID-19. Due to this status, the National Park Service requires all people to wear a mask inside a federal building. We will have masks available to you at the event. In addition, chairs in the auditorium will be spread out to mitigate risk. We appreciate your understanding in following these … Continue reading Coastal Fog – A Lifeline for Native Plants