Save Our Bay, Save Our Ocean Session 3
with David McGuire, Sea Stewards
and Lori Grace, Sunrise Center
with Special GuestsJohnathan Stern from SFSU Dept of Biology &
Carol Keiper of Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge
Tuesday, June 26, 7 to 10 pm
at Sunrise Center
Help us Create the First Marine Protected Area in the San Francisco Bay!
Get an update on Sunrise Center's exciting Save Our Bay, Save Our Ocean project in cooperation with Sea Stewards with David McGuire and Lori Grace. Become a stakeholder in creating the first marine-protected area in the SF Bay and contribute to saving the lives of thousands of breeding fish & marine mammals.
Save Our Bay, Save Our Ocean will be presenting our exciting, new membership program so that you can have fun along with us creating this protected marine area and getting to know your fellow associates and volunteers in the process.
As Captain, Dive Master and filmmaker, David has explored the world ocean on numerous sailing voyages producing media with an emphasis on shark conservation and ocean awareness. David is the writer, producer and underwater cinematographer of several award winning documentaries and was the original sponsor of the California Shark Conservation Bill.
Jonathan Stern, Ph.D., is a marine biologist widely recognized as the world's leading researcher of minke whales in the Northeast Pacific Ocean, and has conducted research on killer, pilot, fin, humpback and gray whales, as well as bottlenose dolphins. He served as the Conservation Chair for the National Board of Directors for the American Cetacean Society. He currently teaches in the Biology Department at San Francisco State University and is adjunct professor at Texas A&M University. An ecologist by training, he studies the role of marine predators in ocean ecosystems. To learn more about Dr. Stern's research, find out how to report a minke whale sighting or donate to the Bay Area Minke Whale Project, visit www.ggcetacean.org.
Lori Grace has been involved in issues around ocean health, fish, turtle and marine mammal protection for over 30 years. She has worked with Michael Bailey on creating the UN ban on high seas international drift netting, Saving Japan Dolphins and The Cove movie.
Lori has also worked with David McGuire on shark protection in general and has helped create the success of the California State Shark Fin Ban. She is also raising fish in her own backyard (backyard Aquaponics) as a way of reducing demand on wild caught fish.