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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum


June 2019

Recovery and Demise of Marine Protected Areas in the Channel Islands: Lecture by Dirk Rosen

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Santa Barbara Meritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109 United States
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$10 – $20

Santa Barbara and the Channel Islands pioneered the implementation of networked Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in 2003. This bold California conservation mandate eventually resulted in creation of the 124 networked reserves we have statewide today, the largest such network. Marine Applied Research & Exploration (MARE), a non-profit, was formed to fill the knowledge gap in deep-sea ecosystems through deployment of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). This presentation will discuss the collaborative work of the Channel Island National Marine Sanctuary, Department of…

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