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November 18, 2021 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

February 17, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

May 19, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

August 18, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

November 17, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

Elephant Seals, Sea Level Rise and Coastal Restoration at Point Reyes National Seashore

Thursday, November 18, 2021
12:30 - 1:00 pm informal visiting
1:00 - 2:00 pm Speaker

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SPEAKER: Sarah G. Allen is experienced broadly in marine andSarah Allen terrestrialecology, and wildlife management, and more specifically in marine birds and mammals. She was a science advisor for the National Park Service for more than 20 years, and retired in 2019 after serving as the Science Lead for the Pacific West Region and Research Coordinator for the Californian Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit at UC Berkeley. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and has authored and co-authored numerous publications, including the UC Press, Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coast: Baja, California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia.

ABSTRACT/BIO: 

November is the start of the elephant seal breeding season in Point Reyes. The seals recolonized Point Reyes in the 1980s and has grown over the past 40 years after being extirpated over 100 years ago. The seal population has grown in number and spatially from a remote beach at the headlands to a recreational beach at Drakes Bay. Learn how seals respond to winter storms, rising seas and coastal habitat changes. A coastal restoration project at Drakes Beach may benefit seals as sea levels rise.

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