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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

After Learning ‘MPAese’, What Comes Next? | Corinne  buttonLink

After Learning ‘MPAese’, What Comes Next?

Now that you are conversant with MPA jargon as a result of reading my last blog, MLPA, MPA, SMR, SMP, SMCA: Speaking ‘MPAese’, you may be wondering what happens next.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

American Goldeneyes Land at the Aquarium of the Pacific. | Corinne  buttonLink

American Goldeneyes Land at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Two female and two male American Goldeneyes, (Bucephala clangula Americana) now in quarantine, are destined for the Shorebird Sanctuary ecosystem sometime in January 2008.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

MLPA, MPA, SMR, SMP, SMCA: Speaking ‘MPAese’ | Corinne  buttonLink

MLPA, MPA, SMR, SMP, SMCA: Speaking ‘MPAese’

Get ready to learn a new language, California’s salty MPAese.  On December 6, 2007 Secretary for Resources Mike Chrisman announced that the south coast from Point Conception to the US-Mexican border (an area commonly called the Southern California Bight) would be the next study area in which Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) would be identified as part of the implementation of California’s Marine Life Protection Act Initiative.

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Conservation | Education | Reptiles

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

What’s a pound net? | Corinne  buttonLink

What’s a pound net?

Before I share what I have learned with you, let me explain how I came to know about pound nets.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

200 Years of Charting America’s Coasts | Corinne  buttonLink

200 Years of Charting America’s Coasts

Step back to August 14, 1834 and imagine yourself in company with Richard Henry Dana setting out from Boston to sail around Cape Horn to California aboard the Pilgrim, an 86 foot merchant brig.

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Thursday, October 18, 2007

Meet Andy | Corinne  buttonLink

Meet Andy

Our rescued Snowy Egret now has a name, Andy, a shortened version of Andrew, the bird’s rescuer.

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Our Rescued Snowy Egret: A Progress Note | Corinne  buttonLink

Our Rescued Snowy Egret: A Progress Note

Making good on my commitment to keep you informed about the rescued Snowy Egret’s progress: an update.

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Friday, September 28, 2007

Andrew, an Aquarium graphic designer and our webmaster, to the rescue! | Corinne  buttonLink

Andrew, an Aquarium graphic designer and our webmaster, to the rescue!

You may think that the bird population around the Aquarium consists of sparrows, gulls, and rock pigeons. I have a story to tell about the rescue of an egret by a member of the Aquarium’s ‘dry side’ staff.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

A View from the Dry Side | Corinne  buttonLink

A View from the Dry Side

An environment-hugger’s view of the Aquarium from the “dry side”.

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