Coastal Post Online

September 2001


Sanctuary Celebrates 20 Years

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This year the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary off San Francisco celebrate ds its 20th Anniversary of protecting its unique combination of natural and historic resources. In conjunction with the nonprofit Farallones Marine Sanctuary Assoc., the Sanctuary will commemorate its anniversary throughout 2001. A lecture series features whale and shark experts, a whale watch cruise o the Farallones to search for humpback and blue whales; special kayaking and birding excursions in Tomales Bay, Bolinas Lagoon and Estero Americano, tidepooling, a beach cleanup and a research symposium. The festivities will culminate in a special FMSA gala celebration/"Sustainable Seafood Barbecue" with celebrity chefs and silent auction on Oct. 13.

For more information, contact the Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association, 415-561-6622.


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