Take a Whale Watching trip to the Farallon Islands, Sep 13!
Trip leader Harry Oakes has arranged a spectacular Saturday for you on one of the Oceanic Society's spectacular, regularly scheduled tours. Don't miss this great excursion — it's not too late to sign up today! Follow this link for details and be sure to click on the photo to watch an amazing youtube video filmed on just such a trip.
Feel the Earth Move with SERCAL's Oct 4 SoCal Field Event
No Compassion for Compaction: Soil Workshop and Low-Ground Pressure Equipment Test Drive
A sophisticated, one-of-a-kind field event, complete with Wild Boar BBQ for lunch! The morning's Soils Workshop, led by Vic Claassen, has been developed specifically to bring your understanding of facilitating plant growth to the next level -- with recommendations for target soil conditions on harsh sites. Then, the afternoon's Equipment Rodeo will not only help you choose the right equipment for your jobsite, but also give you hands-on experience operating specialized habitat restoration equipment, guided by seasoned operators with over 75 years' collective experience. Saturday, October 4, 8:30-5:00 in Carlsbad. Follow this link and sign up today! $150 SERCAL members / $175 non-members. Registration limited to 35 and closes Weds, 1 October.
Elkhorn Slough Kayak Trip — Sat., October 25
Experience Monterey Bay in October: Kayak Elkhorn Slough, one of California's largest wetlands and part of the National Estuarine Research System, and see a fantastic variety of wildlife including sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, shorebirds, and waterfowl while you're viewing salt marsh restoration projects implemented by the Elkhorn Slough Foundation. This half-day kayaking trip will depart from Moss Landing North Harbor at 9:00 am. Click on the otters for more details!