Exclusive to members, Members-Only Night is a must-attend monthly speaker series for those who want to learn more about what we do, understand more about what's happening to our oceans, and meet the scientists and conservationists who are on the front lines.
Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, April - October. It's FREE for members and their guests only*. Unless otherwise stated, each Members-Only Night will start at The Marine Mammal Center in the Marin Headlands with a reception at 6:00pm, followed by the lecture at 6:30pm. Click here for directions. Not a member? Join now!
Members-Only Nights for 2014
April 9, 2014
What’s in the Water?
with Dr. Todd O’Hara, Professor of Wildlife Toxicology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
An Alaskan Veterinary Toxicologist looks beneath the surface to find out how mercury is affecting sea lions all the way to the Central California coast. Join Dr. Todd O'Hara as he explores what the health of California Sea Lions can tell us about the health of the ocean.
6:30 – 7:00pm – Reception
7:00 – 8:00pm – Presentation + Q&A
Dr. Todd O’Hara is a Professor of Wildlife Toxicology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and was a Research Biologist for the Department of Wildlife Management, North Slope Borough in Barrow, Alaska. Dr. O’Hara’s academic training includes a D.V.M., a Ph.D. in Pharmacology/ Toxicology, and a B.S. and M.S. in Biology. His major interests are environmental/wildlife toxicology, assessments of subsistence foods, and wildlife conservation and medicine in a One Health Context. He is currently playing an administrative role in the development of a DVM training program in collaboration with Colorado State University as the Pre-Vet Advisor and Veterinary Student Services Director.
*Number of guests allowed at events is dependant on membership level and space availability. Space is limited and early reservations are recommended. We will accommodate member's guests to the best of our ability.