Science Sundays

Screen shot 2015-02-26 at 11.27.40 AMJoin us on the third Sunday of every month (except December), for a public lecture from a marine scientist, who presents current research and topics in an entertaining and easy-to-understand format, with up-to-date photos, video, and discussion. Science Sunday is for everyone interested in the world around them.

  • Lectures take place at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at 1 PM.
  • Doors open to the lecture hall at 12:30 PM.
  • Lecture passes are available at the admissions counter at noon.
  • Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. No late seating.

Lectures are one-hour long, including time for a few questions at the end. Science Sunday is free with admission, and always free for members. Recommended for ages 10 and older.

Free ADMISSION for Seymour Center Members and UC Santa Cruz Undergraduates with valid Student ID.

plover_adult_eggSCIENCE SUNDAY
April 19, 2015

THE SECRET LIVES OF SNOWIES
Ecology and Conservation of the Snowy Plover

Kriss Neuman, M.S.
Waterbird Ecologist
Pacific Coast and Central Valley
Point Blue Conservation Science

Take a look inside the life of the diminutive snowy plover. Threatened by habitat loss, poor reproductive success, and human disturbance, the snowy plover has been federally protected since Screen shot 2015-03-31 at 10.07.21 AM1993. This shorebird nests locally on the sandy beaches of Monterey Bay and beyond, from Southern Washington to Baja California.

Join Point Blue Conservation Science biologist Kriss Neuman as she discusses the species’ ecology, recent research findings, and conservation threats of this fascinating but imperiled shorebird.

Science Sunday is sponsored by:

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Science Sunday lectures are designed to make science interesting and “user-friendly” for EVERYONE.
Science Sunday is free with membership or admission. UCSC undergrads free with valid student ID.
Dates: Held on the third Sunday of every month (except December)
Time: 1 PM
Location: La Feliz room of the Seymour Marine Discovery Center

For more information, call (831) 459-3800.

Browse our calendar for upcoming Science Sunday topics.
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Here’s a sampling of past Science Sunday topics:

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Science Sundays

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