California Central Coast Chapter: Events

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March 14, 2017: Lecture Series and Social Hour in Monterey – from 6-8. Lecture will be presented by Patrick Robinson who serves as the Año Nuevo Reserve Director and works primarily on how marine predators make a living in the open ocean by attaching biologging instruments (e.g. time-depth recorders and satellite tracking tags) to free-ranging seals and sea lions. Location: University Center, Building 29, Room 101, 4314 Sixth Ave, Seaside, CA 93955. ** Be sure to purchase visitor parking permits ahead of time (https://store.csumb.edu/products/daily-parking-permit) or onsite (https://csumb.edu/sites/default/files/images/st-block-147-1452298063713-raw-campusparkingmap.pdf).

March 18, 2017: Diablo Canyon Field Trip – Members Only – Not a member? Sign up for $10/year here. This field trip will tour the natural areas on the North Ranch property that are not accessible to the general public. This field trip will be led by biologist Kelly Kephart and will include amazing coastal views, stops at different habitat types, and discussion of their prescribed fire efforts. This is a family friendly event (strollers are not recommended), anyone under the age of 18 is free. Adults are a $15 fee and will include a CCCC TWS t-shirt! Registration is limited to the first 50 registrants, please sign up here for each individual attending (child or adult). **After you sign up you will be directed to fill out an encrypted registration form that will ask for your SS number, you can either fill it out on the form or call the Diablo organizer. This information is required for access to the property. YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL PAPERWORK FOR THIS EVENT BY FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD TO ATTEND – processing takes 2 weeks.

March 23, 2017: Natural Communities Conference – The annual Natural Communities Conference is planned for March 23, 2017, in the Liberty Room of Hodel’s Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive, Bakersfield, CA. This one-day conference offers the opportunity to hear the latest research and management of species within the San Joaquin Valley and surrounding areas, network, and catch up with fellow biologists. If interested in speaking, please send abstracts to erin.tennant@gmail.com by March 8th. Like last year, there will also be 5 minute summary talks. More info coming later.

April 8-9, 2017: Workshop: Declining Aquatic and Semi-Aquatic Herps of the Central Coast (details below) – Back by popular demand this workshop will include presentations by Dr. Sam Sweet and Jeff Alvarez on rare and common species from the California central coast region. Species identification, survey protocols, and field methods will be emphasized. Early Registration will open in March for California Central Coast Chapter members. Not a member? Sign up for $10/year here.

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May 9, 2017: Lecture Series and Social Hour in San Luis Obispo – Located at Petra’s (1210 Higuera St). We are currently looking for a speaker for this event – let us know if you or someone you know would be interested in presenting!


Past Events

2017

February 21, 2017: Lecture Series and Social Hour in Goleta

February 16, 2017: Central Coast Biological Society Winter Meeting

February 9, 2017: CCCC TWS Meeting at Western Section Meeting in Reno, NV

January 12, 2017: Annual Wildlife Symposium – Click here for more information

2016

December 3, 2016: Certified Wildlife Biologist Workshop

November 15, 2016: Lecture Series and Social Hour – Carrizo Plains. Click here for more information.

October 17-20, 2016: San Joaquin Kit Fox Ecology, Conservation, and Survey Techniques

September 13, 2016: Lecture Series and Social Hour – Monarchs

July 16, 2016: Field trip to Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB)

July 12, 2016: Lecture Series and Social Hour: Central Coast Salmon Enhancement – Past, Present, and Future. Click here for more information.

April 23-24, 2016: California Central Coast Aquatic Herp Workshop. Click here for more information.

March 25, 2016: Annual Wildlife Symposium – Click here for more information

February 22-26, 2016: Western Section of TWS Annual Meeting

2015

January 13, 2015: Lecture Series and Social Hour with Dr. Samuel Sweet – Current Challenges for Tiger Salamander Management in Santa Barbara County

February 27, 2015: Annual Wildlife Symposium – Click here for more information

July 13, 2015: Lecture Series and Social Hour with Dr. Paul Collins – Song Birds of the Channel Islands

September 28-October 1, 2015: San Joaquin Kit Fox Workshop – Click here for more information

October 10, 2015: 14th Annual Hi Mountain Condor Lookout Camp Out and Open House Event – Click here for more information

October 29, 2015: County Biological Report Guidelines Workshop – Click here for more information

November 10, 2015: Lecture Series and Social Hour with Dr. Emily Taylor: Mythbusting Rattlesnake Lore – Click here for more information

2014

February 28, 2014: Annual Wildlife Symposium – Click here for more information

August 12, 2014: CCCC Logo Contest – Click here for more information

October 11, 2014: 13th Annual Hi Mountain Condor Lookout Camp Out and Open House Event – Click here for more information

October 18-19, 2014: Mammal Track and Sign Workshop – Click here for more information

November 11, 2014: Lecture Series – San Joaquin Kit Fox

2013

July 15-18, 2013: San Joaquin Kit Fox Workshop – Click here for more information