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The Sea Otter Survival Story: A Human Obstacle Course

Guest Speaker

June 27, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Sea Otter Survival Story: A Human Obstacle Course

Kim Steinhardt takes us on an eye-opening photo journey examining the complex relationship between humans and nature by looking at the current state of the threatened southern sea otter.
Exploring the Relationship Between Social Inequality and Environmental Migration:

Guest Speaker | Conservation | Live Web Stream | Adults

July 9, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Exploring the Relationship Between Social Inequality and Environmental Migration:

Researcher Xin Wang will discuss a case study of the environmental migration process and outcomes in the Sanjiangyuan Area on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in China.
Climate Reality: Regeneration of the Landscape

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream | Adults

July 17, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Climate Reality: Regeneration of the Landscape

Shawn Maestretti and Leigh Adams will discuss techniques for carbon-neutral garden designs.

Guest Speaker | Conservation | Live Web Stream | Adults

July 24, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

"No, It's Not Actually an Island": What Studying the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Taught Me About Being a Science Communicator

Jennifer Brandon will discuss her career as a scientist studying marine debris and as a scientific communicator.
Seven Crossings: A Surfer’s Journey to Find Hope for Our Changing Ocean

Guest Speaker | Conservation | Live Web Stream | Adults

July 31, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Seven Crossings: A Surfer’s Journey to Find Hope for Our Changing Ocean

Professional big wave surfer and ten-time Molokai Paddle Champion Jamie Mitchell will discuss his new venture to paddle the Channel Islands to generate awareness about our changing ocean and potential solutions to support ocean health for generations to come.
The People Problem: Including Social Sciences in Wildlife Conservation

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream | Adults

August 8, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The People Problem: Including Social Sciences in Wildlife Conservation

Kathayoon Khalil will talk about the importance of employing the social sciences to understand the full complexity of wildlife issues.
Exotic Animals of the Night Sea

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream | Adults

August 14, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Exotic Animals of the Night Sea

Mike Bartick will share photos and stories from his experiences exploring the ocean at night.
Journey to the Island of Yap: Stone Money, Massive Manta Rays, and More

Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream | Adults

August 20, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Journey to the Island of Yap: Stone Money, Massive Manta Rays, and More

Aquarium volunteer diver Ken Kurtis will share his stories, photos, and videos from his nearly twenty years of annual travels to the Pacific island of Yap.

See the rest of the guest speaker calendar.