Authors of the book “The Death & Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival”, Stephen Palumbi and Carolyn Sotka will be in Aptos to discuss the writings and research behind the history of our most valued natural resource. Mark Carr, Biology professor at UCSC will engage these authors in a conversation regarding human impact to the Monterey Bay and what we can do to insure its future good health. This is sure to be a lively and informative event. Free and open to the public
Authors Talk ~ Join us for a conversation with Author Stephen Palumbi, Professor, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Author Carolyn Sotka, Professor of Marine Biology, College of Charleston, and Mark Carr, Professor of Biology, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz, as they discuss the fascinating history of Monterey Bay and the people who have had an impact on its inhabitants, both human and marine. Co-sponsored by Save Our Shores. Introduction by Nicole Crane, Cabrillo College Marine Biology and Environmental Sciences.
Come show off your knowledge of facts from the book, The Death & Life of Monterey Bay. County Supervisor, Zach Friend, will be our Emcee and conduct the festivities. Bring your book clubs! Food & drink available for purchase. RSVP required, email the Friends of the Aptos Library at firstname.lastname@example.org
The film follows the 501st otter pup to be rescued by the aquarium from the time she is found stranded on a beach through her rehabilitation and release into the wild. Learn about MBA’s otter rescue program and why otters are such an important species for Monterey Bay
Interested in current work to preserve Monterey Bay? Who are the present day heroes? This panel of scientists will discuss their research to promote the health of Monterey Bay. The panel includes: Dr. Richard Starr, Moss Landing Marine Labs; Ross Clark, Central Coast Wetlands Group; Dr. Melissa Miller, CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife; Dr. Jim Barry, Research Chair, Monterey Bay Aquarium; and Dr. John Hunt, Research Toxicologist, UC Davis will moderate the discussion and questions from the audience after the presentations.
Join the folks of your Aptos Community as Dan Haifley presents the amazing story of heroic people who helped save Monterey Bay. Dan Haifley was formerly the director of Save Our Shores as well O’Neill Sea Odyssey. He’s also known for having spearheaded the creation of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.