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Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: ”Conservation of the Smaller Majority – Butterflies of San Diego County”

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When: Wednesday, August 18th 6:30 PM Pacific time – 7:30 PM Pacific time Where: Cabrillo National Monument Foundation’s Zoom Who: Paige Howorth –  McKinney Family Curator of Entomology at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Audience: All are welcome! Program Description Everyone is familiar with the western monarch butterfly, but a wonderful diversity of lesser-known […]

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Naturally Speaking Virtual Talk: “Successful Pollination – Factors that Influence the Plants and Pollinators of Coastal Southern and Baja California”

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When:  Monday, September 20th at 6:30 PM Where: Online Who: Dr. Sula Vanderplank - botanist and conservationist Audience: All are welcome!   Program Description We all know that many plants need pollinators to propagate, but what happens when plants and their pollinators are out-of-sync? For example, it's important that the beginning of flowering matches insect emergence for appropriate pollinators. However, […]

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Naturally Speaking – Coastal Fog – A Lifeline for Native Plants

Cabrillo National Monument 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA, United States

Please note that San Diego County has moved into high risk for community spread of COVID-19. Due to this status, the National Park Service requires all people to wear a mask inside a federal building. We will have masks available to you at the event. In addition, chairs in the auditorium will be spread out […]

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Naturally Speaking – Building San Salvador

Cabrillo National Monument 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA, United States

This a hybrid event – in-person in the auditorium (masks are required) as well as a free event on Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent in a separate email. Naturally Speaking Presents: Building San Salvador; Join Dr. Ray Ashley, President of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, for a presentation on the monumental undertaking […]

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Naturally Speaking – “Should I Stay or Should I Go: Range Shifts in the Tidepools”

Cabrillo National Monument 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA, United States

This has been changed to a virtual event on Zoom only. Many species are shifting their ranges as a response to climate change. The dark unicorn whelk (Mexicanthina lugubris) is native to the tidepool communities of Baja California, Mexico, but their range has shifted northward over 60 miles into Southern California since the 1980s. While […]

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Naturally Speaking – What is Environmental History and What Can it Teach Us?

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Ranger Cyrus Forman is an environmental historian, which means he investigates the past, present, and future of our ecosystems and the environmental movements that protect them. Join him for a live, virtual talk to learn about this fascinating topic and his work in the field. Hope to see you there!  What: Naturally Speaking public talk  When: Thursday, […]

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Naturally Speaking – Cultural Resources of Cabrillo National Monument

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What does the Old Point Loma Lighthouse, the Visitor Center Complex, and the view from Whale Watch Trail all have in common? Why, these are just a few of the Cultural Resources at Cabrillo National Monument! This talk will discuss these and more! When: Wednesday, September 27, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:  Zoom Cost: […]

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Naturally Speaking – San Diego’s Native Bees and the Plants They Love

San Diego County is a biodiversity hotspot for both plants and pollinators. Patricia and Jess will be talking about native bees and the plants they depend on in the county and ways to support them in your backyard. When: Wednesday, January 31, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:  Zoom Cost: Free Sponsored by the Cabrillo […]

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