Friends lecture Wednesday October 5th at 7pm

Come spend the evening at Moss Landing Marine Labs to hear Author David Helvarg speak about his new book The Golden Shore - California's Love Affair with the Sea and the history, culture, and changing nature of California's coasts and ocean. Join us while Helvarg examines how the Pacific has come to define California's economy, lifestyle, and adventurous culture. The lecture starts at 7:00pm and will be in the main seminar room. Recommended donations for non-friends of MLML is $8. If you are unsure if you are a friend of MLML you can check by calling 831-771-4100 or emailing friends at friends@mlml.calstate.edu. Hope to see you there!

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MLML researcher Dr. Ross Clark featured in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, again!

MLML Research Affiliate Dr. Ross Clark is again featured in the Santa Cruz Sentinel. This time he asks why restoring wetlands makes sense.

Read the full article here: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/article/NE/20160901/FEATURES/160909987#

Watsonville Wetlands Watch Wetlands like East Struve Slough in Watsonville are a transition zone, a meeting place of land and water where energy, resources and species mix within an aquatic stew found nowhere else. Efforts are underway statewide to restore wetlands that have been filled over the years. Photo by: Ross Clark, Earth Matters

Friends lecture Wednesday July 20th at 7pm

Come spend the evening at Moss Landing Marine Labs to hear Jason Adelaars speak about a few of the projects happening at Moss Landing Marine Labs. Learn how we are using cutting-edge technology to remove nutrients from agricultural run-off, identify areas vulnerable to the impacts of sea level rise around Monterey Bay, and create real-time oceanographic monitoring to achieve results. The lecture starts at 7:00pm and will be in the main seminar room. Recommended donations for non-friends of MLML is $8. If you are unsure if you are a friend of MLML you can check by calling 831-771-4100 or emailing friends at friends@mlml.calstate.edu. Hope to see you there!
 

The Monterey County Weekly features Dr. Mike Graham and Monterey Bay Seaweeds

Dr. Mike Graham and his work at MLML's Center for Aquaculture is featured in the Monterey County Weekly. The article provides a detailed look at Dr. Graham's fledgling company and the value of seaweeds in the ocean and as human food.

Follow this link to learn more: http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/cover/monterey-bay-seaweeds-bri...

Michael Graham, who grew up on Southern California beaches and has never lived more than a mile from the ocean, harvests sea lettuce from his ocean-fed Moss Landing tanks. Photo by: Nic Coury

Dr. Dave Ebert featured on local news stations about white sharks

White sharks have once again been spotted in Santa Cruz and around the Monterey Bay. Dr. Dave Ebert of the Pacific Shark Research Center has been providing information to local news stations on what white shark appearances mean and how it relates to ocean health.

KTVU Channel 2 news report: http://www.ktvu.com/news/164659913-story

KION Channel 46 news report: http://www.kionrightnow.com/news/local-news/shark-sighted-near-cowells-beach/40128088

The Pacific Shark Research Center is crowdfunding to name a new species of ghost shark

Dr. Dave Ebert and students of the Pacific Shark Research Center have been featured on the popular science blog, Southern Fried Science, for their crowdfunding efforts to name a new species of ghost shark.

The Southern Fried Science blog can be found at the following link: http://www.southernfriedscience.com/help-crowdfund-shark-research-jaws-lost-sharks-and-the-legacy-of-peter-benchley/ 

To learn more about the project and donate, please visit the following link: https://experiment.com/projects/looking-for-lost-sharks-an-exploration-of-discovery-through-the-western-indian-ocean

Congratulations to MLML alumni Clint Collins on his new position at University of Hawaii, Manoa

Please join us in congratulating Clint Collins, recent graduate of the Benthic Lab, in his new job as Diving Safety and Logistics Specialist at University of Hawaii Manoa! Clint’s extensive underwater experience includes diving in Antarctica for his thesis work, and this image portrays the invaluable support he provided his advisor during field work.