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February 2018

Reconciling California’s Delta: Water for Fish and People links to Reconciling California’s Delta: Water for Fish and People
February 27, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Reconciling California’s Delta: Water for Fish and People

Peter Moyle

Peter Moyle will explore this conflict, using the concept of reconciliation ecology as the basis for resolving it.

March 2018

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 5, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $6 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month.

Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance: Resilient Food Systems links to Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance: Resilient Food Systems
March 6, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance: Resilient Food Systems

A.G. Kawamura

A.G. Kawamura will discuss the threats to food security that confront our attempts to manage life systems and resources in a sustainable manner.

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 7, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion links to Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion
March 8, 2018 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion

The public is invited to a panel discussion on tsunami science and preparedness.

Panelists will discuss such topics as what areas of Southern California are at risk for a tsunami, what can individuals and business owners do to prepare, and what is the science behind tsunamis.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 12, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $6 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month.

Leatherback Sea Turtles links to Leatherback Sea Turtles
March 13, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Leatherback Sea Turtles

Lauren Harper

Lauren Harper, senior aquarist in the Aquarium’s Tropical Pacific Gallery, had an opportunity assist The Leatherback Trust with the conservation of these living dinosaurs.

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 14, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA links to Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA
March 17, 2018 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

NOAA Office of Exploration and Research Professional Development

Participants will learn how to use standards-based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom investigations into the innovative exploration strategies, sophisticated instrumentation and equipment used onboard the ship to explore our largely unknown world ocean.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 19, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $6 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month.

The Lowdown on the High Seas: What We Don’t Know about the Oceans Can Kill Us links to The Lowdown on the High Seas: What We Don’t Know about the Oceans Can Kill Us
March 19, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Lowdown on the High Seas: What We Don’t Know about the Oceans Can Kill Us

Wendy Schmidt

Wendy Schmidt, co-founder of the Schmidt Ocean Institute, will discuss how philanthropy can impact ocean science and conservation.

Bites, Cameras, Action: Tracing Tuna Catch, Hook to Dock links to Bites, Cameras, Action: Tracing Tuna Catch, Hook to Dock
March 20, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Bites, Cameras, Action: Tracing Tuna Catch, Hook to Dock

Craig Heberer

Craig Heberer, deputy director of the Nature Conservancy’s Indo-Pacific Tuna Program, will discuss how the organization has partnered with Pacific Island nations, the fishing industry and regional science and management agencies to use electronic monitoring technology to provide consumers with confidence that the fish on their plates was caught legally, sustainably, and without slave labor.

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 21, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 26, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $6 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month.

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 28, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

April 2018

Storied Seafood: California Swordfish links to Storied Seafood: California Swordfish
April 25, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Storied Seafood: California Swordfish

Panel Discussion

The Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future Program will host a panel discussion and debut the latest in its Storied Seafood series highlighting California swordfish.

May 2018

Baja’s Wild Side: Shark Research and Conservation Photography in Baja California links to Baja’s Wild Side: Shark Research and Conservation Photography in Baja California
May 9, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Baja’s Wild Side: Shark Research and Conservation Photography in Baja California

Daniel Cartamil

Science and art converge as we take a photographic journey through western Baja California illustrated with photography from Cartamil’s new book, Baja’s Wild Side.

Cephalopods are the New Dinosaurs: A Squid’s-Eye View of the History of Life links to Cephalopods are the New Dinosaurs: A Squid’s-Eye View of the History of Life
May 15, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Cephalopods are the New Dinosaurs: A Squid’s-Eye View of the History of Life

In her lecture, science writer Danna Staaf will discuss how these mysterious, intelligent, and adaptable creatures are the heroes of an epic adventure spanning hundreds of millions of years, from the primordial ocean to the calamari on your dinner plate.