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Get the latest news and information about the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Learn about discoveries by our affiliated scientists.

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What’s New?

Find out about the latest and greatest at the Center and about our events and activities.

Press Release Archive

Browse our press releases for current and past news about the Center and about the discoveries of our affiliated scientists.

Our Ocean Backyard Archive

Browse articles from Gary Griggs, Director of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Long Marine Laboratory at UC Santa Cruz. Every other week he publishes a column in the Santa Cruz Sentinel about Monterey Bay and the ocean beyond.

Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
January 17, 2021, 1:30 PM
Join us–online! “From Seabird Soundscapes to Student Success: How We Meet the Needs of 21st-Century Conservation.” Preregister.

AQUARIA EXPLORATIONS
January 19, 2021, 3:30 PM
Get an up-close and behind-the-scenes look at our NEW California moray eel exhibit and observe a live feeding! Preregister.

NEW VIRTUAL YOUNGER LAGOON RESERVE TOUR
Follow the same stops as our in-person hiking tour, and learn about one of California’s rare coastal lagoons.
Take the tour.

LABSIDE CHATS
January 28, 2021, 11 AM
Discover how natural habitats provide coastal resilience with Michael Beck, Ph.D. Submit your own questions, then watch the live chat, here.

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