Stay connected to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and continue to explore the fascinating world of marine science and conservation through our virtual events and programs, even while the Center is temporarily closed.*
The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is a community-supported marine science education center of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and your support matters now more than ever. You can keep our animals cared for and our educators teaching by making a donation today. Thank you sincerely.
*Following the guidelines of our public health officials, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center is temporarily closed to the public. The health and care of our animals is ongoing during this public closure; please be assured they are well cared for.
SHARK SCIENCE WEEK
August 9–15, 2020
For a full week, the Seymour Center will virtually celebrate sharks by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous fishes.
NEW VIRTUAL EXHIBIT: DEEP SEA CORAL
Virtually explore this digital mixed media project featuring curated archives from nearly 20 years of deep-sea exploration of ancient denizens of the deep.
August 16, 2020
“Field Immersion: How Curiosity, Natural History, and Collaboration Have Led to Ecological Discoveries along the Californias.”
SELF-GUIDED COASTAL WALKING TOUR
Enjoy outdoor highlights of the spectacular Coastal Science Campus as you explore the network of trails with this guide to interpretive signs.
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