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June 2016

Georgia’s Atlantic Gray Whales
June 29, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Scott Noakes

Until recent times, Georgia’s coastal waters had not been known for gray whales. However, in 2006 the first of two Pleistocene gray whale remains were discovered approximately twenty miles offshore.

July 2016

California Caviar: The History of White Sturgeon Aquaculture
July 7, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Joel Van Eenennaam

Today, California’s white sturgeon aquaculture industry produces 10 tons of caviar and 700 tons of meat annually.

Ocean Desalination Reconsidered
July 12, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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A panel of experts will discuss the pros and cons of ocean desalination as a source of fresh drinking water in Southern California.

Taming Dragons: Unexpected Insights into the Biology, Behavior, and Diversity of Seadragons
July 19, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Josefin Stiller

Meet the scientist who in 2015 discovered the third known species of seadragon, the ruby seadragon, and the methods her team used to study these animals.

Tillandsia Air Plants: Low-Water Plants for the 21st Century
July 26, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Paul Isley

The genus Tillandsia refers to a family of easy-to-maintain plants that can grow without soil.

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