Marine Science Day – Continuing Education

Here is another opportunity for some continuing education for those that are interested. You are invited to the upcoming Marine Science Day at San Diego State University’s (SDSU) Coastal Marine Institute Laboratory. Marine Science Day is a free showcase of SDSU’s marine lab facility and scientific research for the public and SDSU students. Throughout the day there will be interactive family-friendly activities, research talks given … Continue reading Marine Science Day – Continuing Education

Continuing Education: Pervasive Plastics Lecture

Dorothy Horn has kindly rescheduled her Pervasive Plastics: A new challenge for crabs and our sandy beach ecosystems lecture to 6 p.m., Thursday, 13 April 2017 in the Cabrillo auditorium. We encourage all VIPs to take advantage of this continuing education opportunity. Light snacks will be provided by the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation and the Natural Resources department. Please sign up in Volgistics if you are interested in attending. … Continue reading Continuing Education: Pervasive Plastics Lecture

CANCELED: Continuing Education Lecture Series: Pervasive Plastics

This event was canceled on 23 January 2017. Join Dorothy Horn at 6 p.m., Tuesday, 24 January, in the Cabrillo auditorium for her lecture, Pervasive plastics: A new challenge for crabs and our sandy beach ecosystems as part of the Cabrillo National Monument continuing education lecture series 2017. Learn more about Dorothy Horn here: pervasive-plastics-2-1 Continue reading CANCELED: Continuing Education Lecture Series: Pervasive Plastics

A Natural “Island” in the Big City

From the Cabrillo National Monument website, here’s a brief reminder of how special the ecosystem at CNM really is: At the time Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sailed into San Diego Bay in 1542, a rich diversity of life was present, ranging from desert cactus to moisture-loving algae, tarantulas to sea slugs, and gray foxes to sea lions. Approximately 3,000 Native Americans lived in the San Diego … Continue reading A Natural “Island” in the Big City

SDSU Marine Lab Open House

SDSU Coastal and Marine Institute Laboratory (CMIL) Open House Gadgets and Gizmos: The Tools we use for Science The open house is a yearly event designed to showcase SDSU’s marine laboratory.  This event provides educational and outreach activities related to marine science and conservation in local marine ecosystems.  Visitors have the opportunity to interact with SDSU faculty and students and learn about local research being … Continue reading SDSU Marine Lab Open House