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Save the date of April 10th to celebrate one of our long time supporters and original founders, Zeke Grader!

A celebration for the Pacific Coast's leading champion for the commercial fishing industry, Zeke Grader, hosted by the Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman's Associations & The Institute for Fisheries Resources. For more information contact Harriet Lew at: (415) 561-3474 x221 or hlew@ifrfish.org. Tickets: $50 per person, appetizers, beer and wine
will be served. Donations are tax deductible.

 

 

2nd Saturday Family Programs

 

Family Programs

Sanctuary Family Event April 11th

SQUID FOR SQUIRTS
WHERE: Farallones Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center WHEN: Saturday, April 11th, 10am-11:30pm or1pm-2:30pm (two identical workshops)
COST: $10/person, registration required
Obsessed by octopuses? Intrigued by ink? Tickled by tentacles? Delve into the watery world of cephalopods!
- Use blunt-nosed scissors to dissect your own market squid and explore the anatomy of these curious cephalapods.
- Create your own souvenir squid prints using a real humbolt squid or hand-carved wood blocks.
- Take part in our Saturday afternoon aquarium feeding.
All programs are held in our pier classroom, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. This class is recommended for 4 - 8 year old ocean enthusiasts.

 

Upcoming Family Programs:

May 9th - Crab Expedition
Saturday, 10am-11:30am
Come learn about crabs of the sanctuary. Get up close and personal with a diversity of live crabs and try your hand at crab fishing off of our classroom pier.
$10/person, registration required.

June 13th - Marine Debris

July 11th - Sharks

August 8th - Plankton

To register for family events please contact Mark Oates at: (321) 332-2399 or mark.oates@noaa.gov
Space is limited.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sanctuary Excursions

stay tuned for our May excursion announcement!

 

 

 

 

Additional 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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