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General Information and Program

 

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Event Sponsors

  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
  • NOAA's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

 

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium
-Sanctuary Currents 2003-

March 15, 2003
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION

California State University, Monterey Bay,
University Center, Sixth Street,
Seaside, CA

PlanningCommittee

  • Nick Papadakis and Sandy Young: Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Liz Love, Dawn Hayes and Kelly Newton: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • Steve Webster: Monterey Bay Aquarium, Sanctuary Conservation Working Group
  • Kaitilin Gaffney: The Ocean Conservancy, Sanctuary Conservation Working Group
  • Chris Hasegawa, California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Jamie Alonzo, U. C. Santa Cruz, Sanctuary Education Panel

 

Sanctuary Currents 2003: Saturday, March 15

 

Program of Events

8:00—8:45 am Registration (This is a free event. No pre-registration is necessary)
8:45—9:05 am

Welcome

9:05—10:30 am

Session I
Moderator: Andrew DeVogelaere, Research Coordinator, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Jellyfish of Monterey Bay: The Most Visible Members of Our Gelatinous Fauna
Kevin Raskoff, Research Fellow, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Leatherback Turtles: Threatened Species in a Thriving Ecosystem
Scott Benson, Fishery Biologist, Sea Turtle Research Program, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service

California's Sea Otters: Sentinels For Biological Pollution?
Melissa Miller, Veterinary Pathologist, Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care & Research Center, California Department of Fish and Game and U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

10:30—10:45 am Break
10:45—12:15 pm

Session II
Moderator: Kaitilin Gaffney, Central Coast Program Director, The Ocean Conservancy

Status and Conservation of the Snowy Plover
Kriss Neuman, Biologist, Wetlands Program, Point Reyes Bird Observatory

Krill: Constant Currency in a Fluctuating Pelagic Economy
Baldo Marinovic, Assistant Research Biologist, Center for Ocean Health, University of California, Santa Cruz

Charting the Sanctuary's Future: The Management Plan Review
William J. Douros, Superintendent, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

12:15—2:30 pm Lunch (on your own), Research Posters, Exhibits and "Threatened and Thriving" Poster Signing
2:30—3:15 pm Ricketts Memorial Lecture
Defaunated Food Webs: Vertebrate Consumers and Nature's Balance
Dr. James Estes, Adjunct Professor of Biology, U.S. Geological Survey and Institute of Marine Sciences, Long Marine Lab, U.C. Santa Cruz
3:30—4:30 pm Sanctuary Awards and Reception (sponsored by the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments)
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