Calendar of Events

photo of reef top
Reef top of Cordell Bank. Credit: Joe Hoyt/NOAA

January

January 1st, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on KWMR
When: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
Catch past episodes here.


February

February 5th, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: Kirk Lombard-The Sea Forager's Guide to the Northern CA Coast
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.

February 8th, 2018
Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
Where: Point Reyes National Seashore, Red Barn Classroom, Point Reyes Station
When: 9:30 AM, meeting called to order
Meeting of the community-based advisory group that advises sanctuary management and serves as a liaison to sanctuary community constituent groups. Open to the public.
The agenda will be posted in advance of the meetings on the Advisory Council Meeting Documents page. Note meeting agendas are subject to change up until the day of the meeting and should be treated as drafts.


March

March 5th, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: To be determined
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.


April

April 2nd, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Guest: Terry Sawyer, co-owner of Hog Island Oyster Company
Topic: The State of Tomales Bay and aquaculture
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.

April 26th, 2018
Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
Where: Point Blue Conservation Science, Petaluma
When: 9:30 AM, meeting called to order
Meeting of the community-based advisory group that advises sanctuary management and serves as a liaison to sanctuary community constituent groups. Open to the public.
The agenda will be posted in advance of the meeting on the Advisory Council Meeting Documents page. Note meeting agendas are subject to change up until the day of the meeting and should be treated as drafts.


May

May 7th, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Guest: Heirs to our Oceans

Topic: Youth Heirs to our Oceans share their expertise in ocean conservation topics and what their mission is as youth through their organization Heirs to our Oceans.
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.


June

June 4th, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: On the first half of the show, we’ll hear highlight from the SlowFish Conference 2018 held in San Francisco and on the second half of the show we’ll hear from Morgan Visalli and Jocelyn Enevoldsen about their 2016 1,200 mile hiking journey down the California Coastal Trail from the Oregon border to the Mexican border.
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.

June 8th, 2018 World Oceans Day

On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it. World Oceans Day helps raise the profile of the ocean and inspire more involvement in helping to conserve this amazing resource we all depend on.
When: 10:30-2:30 pm
Where: Point Reyes National Seashore Historic Lighthouse/ Ocean Exploration Center
What: Scheduled walks, talks and demos highlighting our local ocean and national marine sanctuaries led by NPS park rangers and Cordell Bank NMS staff.
For more info visit:  www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/index.htm


July

July 2nd, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: To be determined
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.


August

August 4th, 2018 Get into your Sanctuary Day
When: 4-6 pm
What: Join us at the Point Arena Theatre for a special showing of films from the 2018 International Ocean Film Festival in honor of Get into your Sanctuary Day. In special recognition of US Veterans, free tickets will be offered to veterans with ID.
Where: Point Arena Theatre 214 Main Street Point Arena

For more information, contact Jennifer.stock@noaa.gov
For other Get into your Sanctuary Day Events visit sanctuaries.noaa.gov/visit/giys.html

August 6th, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: Beaches and Sunscreen! 
If you visit local beaches, you may walk across a very dynamic system of critters, tune in to learn more about the fascinating ecology right between our toes! On the second half, learn about how mainstream sunscreen chemicals are wrecking havoc in ocean waters globally.
Guest: Dr. Karina Nielson-Director and Professor Romberg Tiburon Center and Dept of Biology and Dr. Craig Downs-Executive Director, Haereticus Environmental Laboratory
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.

August 23rd, 2018
Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
Where: Point Reyes National Seashore, Red Barn Classroom, Point Reyes Station
When: 9:30 AM, meeting called to order
Meeting of the community-based advisory group that advises sanctuary management and serves as a liaison to sanctuary community constituent groups. Open to the public.
The agenda will be posted in advance of the meeting on the Advisory Council Meeting Documents page. Note meeting agendas are subject to change up until the day of the meeting and should be treated as drafts.

August 1-30th, 2018
Cordell Bank Photo Exhibit Where: Rockridge Library, Oakland, CA

Visit the traveling Cordell Bank photo exhibit at the Rockridge Library in Oakland, CA.
On August 21st, at 6:30 pm: Education and Outreach Coordinator Jennifer Stock will give a talk providing an offshore view of the sanctuary with images and video highlighting the seabirds, whales, and seafloor habitats that the sanctuary works to protect.  (FREE) More info here:
http://oaklandlibrary.org/events/rockridge-branch/discover-cordell-bank-national-marine-sanctuary  


September

September 3rd, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: To be determined
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.


October

October 1st, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: To be determined
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.


November

November 1st, 2018
Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
Where: Point Blue Conservation Science, Petaluma
When: 9:30 AM, meeting called to order
Meeting of the community-based advisory group that advises sanctuary management and serves as a liaison to sanctuary community constituent groups. Open to the public.
The agenda will be posted in advance of the meeting on the Advisory Council Meeting Documents page. Note meeting agendas are subject to change up until the day of the meeting and should be treated as drafts.

November 5th, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: To be determined
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.


December

December 3rd, 2018
Ocean Currents Radio Program on
When: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Topic: To be determined
Tune in live at www.kwmr.org
cast past episodes here.