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Upcoming Events at The Marine Mammal Center

Hawaiian Monk Seal

Semi-Annual Hawaiian Monk Seal Count
When: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Where: Main Hawaiian Islands

We’re calling for volunteers to help us cover as much coastline as possible! If you or someone you know would like to help researchers assess the population of this endangered species, please email for more details.


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Marine Science Sunday
When: Sunday, October 23, 2016
Where: The Marine Mammal Center, Marin Headlands

Join us for Marine Science Sunday in October for an especially scary program called Creatures of the Deep. Learn about the animals that live in the deepest parts of the ocean, including spooky creatures like the Vampire Squid and Goblin Shark.

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Forage Fish Town Hall
When: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Where: Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco

The Marine Mammal Center is working with The Pew Charitable Trusts as well as California Audubon, Earthjustice, Oceana, and the Ocean Conservancy, to present a panel discussion on issues facing forage fish and the marine life and coastal communities that depend on them. Together we will celebrate recent victories, explore emerging threats, and consider new opportunities. Dr. Sylvia Earle will emcee this discussion, which promises to be informative and inspirational.

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Youth Crew

Youth Crew Information Sessions
When: November 6, 2016
Where: The Marine Mammal Center, Marin Headlands

Interested in joining the Youth Crew? Attend the upcoming Youth Crew Information Session and take part in an informative Q&A session before the application deadline. Interested applicants and their parents/guardians will have the opportunity to meet the current Youth Crew team and learn all about the program. It is highly suggested that parents/guardians attend! RSVP today! Spots are limited.

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