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Events

Learn about the sanctuary and participate in activities to help protect this undersea treasure. A variety of events are offered throughout the year. kayker




Calendar of Events

Check out a current schedule of sanctuary and marine-related events!


Sanctuary Currents Symposium

Sanctuary Currents Symposium

When: Mid-April
Where: CSU Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA

Hear from experts as they discuss the latest in ocean research, conservation and policy.
   

Coastal Cleanup Day

When: Mid-September

Volunteers come together annually to pick up trash and debris from California's coastal beaches and watersheds.


Whalefest

When: Last weekend in January
Where: Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, CA

Fun and informative activities and displays celebrating whales and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in the “Whale Watching Capital of the World!”


The Great Annual Fish Count

When: Mid-June

Volunteer divers and snorkelers are trained to document fish diversity and population trends in marine sanctuaries.

Coastal Discovery Fair

Coastal Discovery Fair

When: Mid-July
Where: San Simeon, CA

An annual celebration of the ocean that includes hands-on displays by environmental groups and special childrens' activities.


Snapshot Day

Snapshot Day

When: Mid-April

Volunteers test water quality throughout the sanctuary's watersheds one day each spring.

     
Partnerships

First Flush

Held during the first major storm of the year, volunteers analyze water quality to characterize "first flush" storm water runoff.

URL: http://montereybay.noaa.gov/educate/events.html    Reviewed: March 05, 2014
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