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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: E-Newsletter :: October 2005 :: Article 4
    any more drilling Boxer a Greenbrae Democrat said at the news conference The Sonoma Coast is one of the world s most biologically diverse marine environments The legislation authored by Woolsey with a parallel measure that Boxer introduced in the Senate would increase the jurisdiction of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank national marine sanctuaries to include all of the Sonoma Coast thus extending the sanctuaries permanent ban on oil and gas drilling to those areas A panel of experts included our own Zeke Grader a FMSA board member and executive director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen s Associations that along with FMSA has officially endorsed the measure Richard Charter Marine Conservation Advocate for the National Outer Continental Shelf Coalition Sonoma County Supervisor Mike Reilley and Dr Susan Williams with the UC Davis affiliated Bodega Marine Laboratory were also in attendance All in all a successful start for the launch of this critical legislation Read the article online at SFGate com July 6 2005 Lawmakers push larger ocean sanctuaries Bills would expand permanent ban on oil and gas drilling to waters off Sonoma Coast Related News SFGate com July 12 2005 Sea life in peril plankton

    Original URL path: http://www.farallones.org/e_newsletter/issue_01/article_4.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: Findings
    the link for methods and results of this award winning program SEALS started as a harbor seal monitoring program designed to reduce harbor seal disturbance and we succeeded SEAS The Sanctuary conducts research and monitoring as part of the Sanctuary Ecosystem Assessment Surveys Click the link to read more about this important work Food webs in the ocean are far more rich and diverse near the western edges of continents

    Original URL path: http://www.farallones.org/findings/default.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: Volunteer :: Beach Watch :: Methods & Results
    dead vertebrate documentation General wrack and invertebrate assessment Oil tarball documentation and Streams and lagoons status Baseline Biological Data Consistently gathered beached vertebrate data from the shoreline of the Sanctuary provide baseline species mortality rates Live bird and mammal data is useful as a species index and can provide known location of threatened and endangered species to direct resource protection efforts during oil spills View the Data Come to the

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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: Volunteer :: Beach Watch :: Get Involved
    in monitoring and managing our natural resources The Volunteer Network Surveying a beach on a regular basis allows volunteers to discover record and learn about subtle changes on their beach both seasonally and annually Volunteers provide additional eyes and ears along the coast for the Sanctuary Become a Citizen Scientist Every other year volunteers are recruited to join the Beach Watch program The extensive 80 hour training is held on weekends and weeknights and includes classroom and field studies To be accepted as a Beach Watch volunteer you must be 18 years old attend all required training and commit to surveying your beach every four weeks for a minimum of one year Further Information For further information on Beach Watch please contact Shannon Lyday at beachwatch farallones org or 415 561 6625 x 302 By being a sanctuary volunteer I m able to live three of my passions love of nature protection of the environment and birding Lin Renner Beach Watch Internship Beach Watch is seeking a college intern to assist the Beach Watch Supervisor in all aspects of managing the Beach Watch program The intern will be responsible for maintaining and improving the Beach Watch data flow This will

    Original URL path: http://www.farallones.org/volunteer/beach_watch_3.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: Volunteer :: Beach Watch :: Datasheets for Volunteers
    Extra Page Photo Log Cheat Sheet Page 1 Cheat Sheet Page 2 Field Species List Oil Form Chain of Custody Example Datasheets updated 12 2005 Cordell Bank is an offshore mountain about 25 miles from Point Reyes covering about 21 square miles of sea floor This huge granite block pokes up from the edge of the continental shelf to within 120 ft of the surface creating a nutrient rich area

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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: Volunteer :: Other Volunteer Opportunities
    learn more about the beaches All Cleanups are 10 12 noon Bring a lunch and wear warm clothes Contact Joanne Mohr at 415 561 6625 x307 or jmohr farallones org to register or for more information Visitor Center Guides The Visitor Center is looking for capable and enthusiastic individuals to help staff at the front desk We are seeking people to interact with visitors give out information interpret some of the displays and exhibits and operate our small selection of retail sales The Visitor Center is open Wed Sun 10 00 am 4 00pm Sanctuary Ambassadors Do you love to share information about the environment you care about and want to protect This opportunity gets you out to fairs festivals and cultural events around the Bay Area talking with the public about the Sanctuary and FMSA s Programs You can staff the sanctuary booth disseminate information and share your enthusiasm about the Sanctuary and the marine world Weekends only and you must commit to two to four events per year Did we say you must like to talk to people Snapshot Day This water quality monitoring day puts volunteers out on beaches and streams taking water samples to be tested You have the chance to use water testing equipment and participate in an annual one day water quality event in May each year One day of training required Special Events Throughout the year Sanctuary Volunteers participate in special events ranging from the Coastal Beach Clean Up to the OceanFilm Festival lending a hand where needed and sharing their time and energy The opportunities are different annually It s a fun and diverse way to get involved meet great people and be a part the Sanctuary volunteer community Office Volunteers Have you recently retired or have some spare hours between your

    Original URL path: http://www.farallones.org/volunteer/other_volunteer_opps.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: Explore :: Surfing
    Visitor Centers Whale Watching You are here Explore Surfing Surfing Click on any of the locations in yellow to get directions and information on that site print close 2005 2006 Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association All Rights Reserved Last updated home

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  • Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association :: Explore :: Visitor Centers
    Centers Whale Watching You are here Explore Visitor Centers Visitor Centers Click on any of the locations in yellow to get directions and information on that site print close 2005 2006 Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association All Rights Reserved Last updated

    Original URL path: http://www.farallones.org/explore/visitor_centers.htm (2016-02-13)
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