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March 2019

Todd Braje: Tracking Homo Sapiens’ Path to a New World

Saturday, March 16 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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On the evening of March 16, at 5pm, Dr. Todd Braje will present a program that will help explain how the first Americans settled in the “New World”.

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February 2019

“Dead Whales Do Tell Tales” with Sue Pemberton

Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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On Feb. 16, at 3pm, Sue Pemberton will speak to Pacificans in our Visitor Center. Ms. Pemberton is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Ornithology & Mammalogy, at the California Academy of Sciences, where her work focuses primarily on marine mammals.

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January 2019

Potential Impact of Climate Change on California Vegetation

Saturday, January 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Dr. Tom Parker will speak to us on Saturday, January 26 at 3 pm on “Potential Impact of Climate Change on California Vegetation”. Since Humans are the principal drivers of climate change & most of us heed the latest warnings of “12 yrs till irreversibility”, established at the Climate Conference in Poland this month, Tom’s ideas have a heightened relevancy.

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December 2018

Mushrooms of San Pedro Valley Park

December 1, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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After the early rains, December is the best time to observe the widest variety of mushrooms. Comb the trails with an expert on mushroom identification, J.R. Blair.

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November 2018

Live Bats for kids

November 10, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Corky Quirk returns with her entertaining discussion of the life of bats and their value to the ecosystem. Observe live bats upclose. Designed for kids but adults love her presentations too

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October 2018

Beach Pollution Presentation Cancelled

October 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Presentation Cancelled. Will be rescheduled

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Camp-out in San Pedro Valley Park

October 6, 2018 at 6:00 pm - October 7, 2018 at 8:00 am

There is no limit regards who can attend or what age. We simply want people, and especially children,  to enjoy our park.  The only camp-out requirement is that you must send an email to me, Jim Steele at jsteele@sfsu.edu and inform me of your name and contact info and let me know how many people are attending.

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September 2018

The Science and Uncertainty of Sea Level Rise

September 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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  Should we plan for 8 inches or 10 feet of sea level rise by the year 2100? A panel discussion and audience participation with David Behar and Jim Steele. David Behar is the Climate Program Director, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. He  manages climate adaptation policy for the SFPUC.  The SFPUC delivers drinking water to 2.6 million Bay Area residents, generates hydroelectric power, and manages wastewater and stormwater facilities in San Francisco. David served as founding chair of the Water Utility…

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The Value of the Pacifica Land Trust

September 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Join Kathy Kellerman for a talk about the acquisition and restoration  of lands, that are making Pacifica a more resilient and vibrant environment for all to enjoy. 

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How We Develop From a Single Cell to Us

September 8, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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The August date has been changed to September 8th

Carmen Domingo is the Dean of San Francisco State University's College of Science and Engineering and national leader in promoting women in science. We are honored to have her present her insights from her research in developmental biology describing how a single cell can divide and differentiate to produce all the wonderful organs and tissues that assemble into the amazing individual that you are.

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