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Our Changing Ocean and Estuaries: A Professional Development Workshop Series

posted Feb 29, 2012, 9:25 AM by BC Capps
Do you wonder how climate change will impact our local (Bay Area) coastal and estuarine environments – and our lives?
  • Learn from local scientists how our local estuaries and ocean habitats are being used as laboratories to track and understand climate change
  • Gain knowledge and tools to implement climate change topics into your curriculum with a focus on our coastal and estuarine habitats
Sign up for Our Changing Ocean and Estuaries: A Professional Development Workshop Series

  • Spring Workshop (May 5): Climate Change in California - A Global Crisis with Local Impact
  • Summer Workshop (July 10 & 11): Ocean Acidification - Trouble for Shelled Species
    • *July 11th, includes field trip to Hog Island Oyster Company
  • Fall Workshop: (November 3): Changing Climate Guaranteed - Ready, Set, Adapt
*Participants can attend all or part of the entire series.

Where: All workshops will be hosted at Romberg Tiburon Center, Tiburon, CA

You will receive:
  • Information from local scientists about the impacts climate change will have on our local ocean, coastal, and estuarine habitats and how organisms (including ourselves!) will need to adapt. Gain resources and activities to implement these lessons in your classrooms (geared for middle/high school grades)
  • $50 stipend/workshop or $250 for participating in the entire series
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks provided
  • CEUs provided through San Francisco State University
Registration is required:
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For more information contact: Erin Blackwood: Phone: 415 338 3757 or Email:

This workshop series is being brought to you by the Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association, Romberg Tiburon Center, NOAA’s San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries. Funding is provided by the Ernest F. Hollings-Ocean Awareness Trust/ National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.