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December Sanctuary Exploration

Tidepool Exploration poster

Sanctuary Explorations: Tidepool Adventure
Saturday, December 6th, 2:30pm-5:30pm

Join Farallones Sanctuary naturalists for a tidepool adventure in Half Moon Bay. Explore the amazing intertidal habitat at the edge of the sea while learning how the animals and algae survive under ever-changing conditions. Search for chitons, anemones and other creatures that call this biodiversity hotspot “home” while learning important tidepool etiquette. Our adventure will close with hot chocolate and cookies.

BOOK IT!
WHERE: Half Moon Bay, CA
WHEN: Saturday, December 6th, 2:30pm-5:30pm
COST: $10/person

Recommended for ages 6+
Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Wait-list at this time.
Registration Required
Contact Sara Heintzelman to reserve a spot: sara.heintzelman@noaa.gov or (415) 561-6622 x237

This event is part of the Sanctuary Explorations Series which provides monthly opportunities for you to connect with and experience your national marine sanctuaries.
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Family Program December

 


Please join us for an exciting program of Plankton discovery at The Gulf of The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary.

Where: the Pier House,  The Gulf of The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Building, Crissy Field

When:  Saturday, December 13

Time:  We have programs at 10 am and 100 pm that are 90 minutes in length

What will we be doing: 
* we will be fishing for plankton using special nets. 
* Using our projecting microscope we will be learning about the different types of animal and plant plankton that live in the bay
* Each participant will have their own microscope to continue discovering the wonderful world of plankton.
* We will finish our program on the beach by looking at tiny plastic pollution challenges in our ocean.

Cost: $10 per person - Please let me know what time slot you would like and RSVP to pwinch@farallones.org and feel free to contact me if you have any questions


Who should attend: Anyone is welcome, but families with children aged 6 to 12 would especially enjoy this event.

Marine phytoplankton

 

 

Sanctuary Events

For details on the Sanctuary Visitor Center programs, please see the Visitor Center webpage: http://www.farallones.org/education/visitor_center.php

 


To learn more about upcoming Sanctuary events, please visit the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Website.  

GFNMS

 

 

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