Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary was established in 1989 to protect and preserve the extraordinary marine ecosystem surrounding the Cordell Bank. Surrounded by soft sediments of the continental shelf seafloor, Cordell Bank emerges with a rocky habitat, providing home to colorful and abundant invertebrates, algae, and fishes.
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May 7th, 2018
Guests: April Peebler, Charley Peebler, Aislinn Clark - Heirs to our Oceans
Heirs to our Oceans is a rising tide of youth leaders learning about the vital life giving habitat that is the blue ocean. Educating themselves and others is part of their mission as is speaking up and getting involved in activism and conservation. These students are learning about what their generation will be inheriting and getting involved now. Meet a few of the Heirs and about the issues they work on.
Produced by Liz Fox
April 7th, 2018
Guests: Terry Sawyer
Terry Sawyer, co-owner of Hog Island Oyster Company, board foundation member of the Tomales Bay Watershed Council and elected board member to the Marin Resource Conservation District talks about what projects are happening to address the health of Tomales Bay. As a stakeholder and oyster farmer, the health of the bay is of utmost importance, learn about upstream conservation actions and downstream monitoring activity that are helping all stakeholders learn more about this incredible body of water that is stewarded by NOAA/Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Point Reyes National Seashore, CA State Parks and others.
Produced by Liz Fox
March 7th, 2018
Guests: Bill Keener, Jim Sugar and Jessica Sison
Harbor porpoise disappeared from San Francisco Bay in the 1960's and 70's and in recent years have returned heartily. Biologist Bill Keener from the Golden Gate Cetacean Society talks about their return and filmmakers Jim Sugar and Jessica Sison talk about the film The Return of the Harbor Porpoise to San Francisco Bay, a award winning film that documents the history and good news story of the return of the porpoises to the once periled waters of the bay.