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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium
-Sanctuary Currents 1997-

March 15, 1997
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

FREE ADMISSION

Cocoanut Grove, Santa Cruz, CA

Sponsored by:

  • Association of Monterey Bay Governments
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Seaside Company
  • UCSC Monterey Bay Regional Studies Program



Organizing Committee:

  • Nicolas Papadakis, Association of Monterey Bay Governments
  • Donna Myers, Association of Monterey Bay Governments
  • Liz Love, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Andrew DeVogelaere, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Michele Jacobi, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Rachel Saunders, Center for Marine Conservation
  • Jane Caffrey, Elkhorn Slough Reserve
  • Don Potts, University of California Santa Cruz
  • Dorris Welch, UCSC Long Marine Laboratory
  • Rick Starr, UC Sea Grant Extension Program
  • Korie Ann Johnson, UC Sea Grant Extension Program

Program Schedule

8:00 - 8:45a

Registration

9:00a

Welcome

9:05 - 10:30a

Integrated Plenary Session on Marine Biodiversity
Facilitator: Rachel Saunders, Center for Marine Conservation

Conserving Life in the Neglected 99%
Dr. Elliot Norse, Marine Conservation Biology Institute

Why Californian Seas Have So Many Species
Dr. Donald C. Potts, University of California Santa Cruz

Deep Ocean Biodiversity
Dr. Bruce Robison, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Biodiversity and Society in the Monterey Bay Region
Dr. Margaret FitzSimmons, University of California Santa Cruz

10:30a

Break

11:00a

Concurrent Sessions

Research Symposium
Biodiversity and Sanctuary Habitats

The Sanctuary's Rocky Intertidal: The Best There Is
Dr. John Pearse, University of California Santa Cruz

Persistence and Change of Infaunal Invertebrate Communities in the Elkhorn Slough
Dr. Rikk Kvitek, California State University Monterey Bay

New Techniques for Deep Sea Data
Dr. Judith L. Connor, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Catastrophic Decline in the Sea Otter Population at Adak Island, Alaska: Causes and Implications
Dr. Jim A. Estes, U.S. Geological Survey, University of California Santa Cruz


Combined Panel
Biodiversity in Action: Regional Programs on Biodiversity

Partnerships for Clean Water: Protecting Biodiversity in the Sanctuary and its Watersheds
Dr. Holly Price, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Promoting Biodiverse Farm Landscapes in the Elkhorn Slough Watershed
Daniel Mountjoy, USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service

Return of the Natives: Involving Communities and Schools in Habitat Restoration
Bruce Stewart, California State University Monterey Bay

Marine Reserves, Biodiversity, and Their Importance in Sustaining Sport Fisheries in Central California
Paul Reilly, California Department of Fish and Game

12:30p

Lunch and Poster Session

2:00p

Ricketts Memorial Lecture

Below Pacific Tides: The Predictability, Diversity and Importance of Habitats for Fishes
Dr. Gregor M. Cailliet, Moss Landing Marine Labs

2:30p

Social Hour and Awards and Continuation of Poster Session

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