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“From Shore to Sea” – Lecture Series

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  • Date January 12, 2018
  • Time Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 9:00 PM
Where the ocean meets the sea, the warm shoreline at Channel Islands National Park
January 12, 2018

The “From Shore to Sea” lecture series is sponsored by Channel Islands National Park. The purpose of the series is to further the understanding of current research on the Channel Islands and surrounding waters. Past lecture topics have included the recovery of the sea otter populations in southern California water, the French and Italian heritage of Santa Cruz Island, survival strategies of open water fishes, new approaches to understanding kelp forest ecosystem health, and park efforts to restore the Prisoners Harbor wetland.

The lectures occur at 7:00 p.m. at the Channel Islands National Park Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center, 1901 Spinnaker Drive in the Ventura Harbor. The programs are free and open to the public. They may also be streamed live at: Channel Islands Live Broadcasts.

Past lectures may be viewed or downloaded by visiting From Shore to Sea Lecture Videos.

January 12
Change in Ocean Biology in the Santa Barbara Channel
Gretchen Hofmann

February 9
The Rise and Fall of Commercial Abalone Fishing in California
Todd Braje

March 9
Dwarfism in Channel Islands Reptiles
Amanda Sparkman

April 13
Marine Defaunation: Animal Loss in the Global Ocean
Douglas McCauley

May 11
Cloud Forest Recovery on Santa Rosa Island
Kathryn McEachern

June 8
An Illustrated History of Santa Cruz Island
John Gherini

July 13 
Whale Protection and Vessel Speed Reduction in the Santa Barbara Channel
John Calambokidis

August 10 
An Administrative History of San Miguel Island
Ian Williams

September 14 
Influenza A Virus Infection in Southern California Marine Mammals
Pamela Yochem

October 12 
Hummingbird Diets and Pollination Ecology on the Channel Islands
Erin Rankin

November 9
Recovery of Peregrine Falcons on the Channel Islands
Peter Sharpe

December 14 
New Insights into the Story of the Lone Woman

  • Date January 12, 2018
  • Time Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 9:00 PM
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