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January 2018

San Pedro Creek: Past, Present, and Future

Saturday, January 13 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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Geomporphologist Jerry Davis from San Francisco State University will explore San Pedro Creek and how its changed since the arrival of Europeans and what we need to do to restore its ecological functions

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December 2017

Mushrooms of San Pedro Valley Park

December 17, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Comb the trails with an expert on mushroom identification, J.R. Blair. We will pluck a variety of mushrooms and then reassemble at the Visitor Center for Mr. Blair to identify and discuss

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Struggles of Steelhead Trout and the Value of San Pedro Creek

December 2, 2017 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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Lenny Grimaldo will discuss the life history of the steelhead trout & show how our creek’s health is important to them. 

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November 2017

The Live Bats program with Corky Quirk

November 18, 2017 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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Due to the overwhelming success of her past program that has enthralled our younger friends and adults alike, Corky will return with her live bats to provide a close encounter with these fascinating creatures.

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Tick Training

November 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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San Mateo Parks will provide tick training at the San Pedro Valley Park visitors center on Nov 15th from  1:30-3: PM.

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October 2017

Our Risk of Lyme Disease

October 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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The tick that carries this disease has been found in SPVP, though strangely, the likelihood if its carrying the bacteria is lessened by the prevalence of our fence lizard. The infamous “deer tick” shown above is the carrier of the damaging bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi .

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September 2017

SMC Dog Management Committee Invites Review of Policy Recommendations

September 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

San Mateo County Parks’ Dog Management Committee invites the community to review its recommendations at three meetings

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August 2017

Marine Mammals of the Farallones with Ryan Berger

August 26, 2017 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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Ryan Berger talks to us about one of his most critical projects as Point Blue’s head biologist on the Farallone Islands: rescuing entangled whales. He also talks about his work on the response of the island’s marine pinnipeds, seals and seal lions, to environmental variation and climate change.

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July 2017

Sea Otters with Ron Eby and Robert Scoles

July 15, 2017 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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Ron Eby & Robert Scoles have spent 1000’s of hours observing, documenting and photographing the sea otter, showing that the rebounding otter population resulted in the come-back of the eel-grass that offers a protected nursery for herring, crabs, and many other species and that eating tons of crabs by the otter has brought back the eelgrass.

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June 2017

Baja California’s Amazing Diversity of Whales

June 10, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The magnificent Baja Peninsula and Gulf of California have the largest diversity of cetaceans in the world!

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