Coastal Connections Speaker Series

Coastal Connections Friday Night Speaker Series


Fridays in August

The Coastal Connection Speaker Series will be held on Friday nights in August. Each presentation will begin at 8pm in the Cove Room at Cavalier Plaza. For more information, call the San Simeon Chamber at 805.927.3500.

August 3 – Northern Elephant Seals

Learn about the fascinating life story of the Northern Elephant Seal from one of the trained docents who provide information about the rookery and other aspects of the marine ecosystem.

August 10 – Piedras Blancas Light Station

Piedras Blancas Light Station provides a glimpse into our nation’s past when lighthouses served a vital role in maritime navigation. Come learn about the history and restoration of this national treasure.

August 17 – Whales of the Central Coast

Learn how to identify the common whales and dolphins that feed in and migrate through the nearshore waters of the California Coast in this presentation by Carolyn Skinder.

August 24 – Northern Elephant Seals

Learn about the fascinating life story of the Northern Elephant Seal from one of the trained docents who provide information about the rookery and other aspects of the marine ecosystem.

August 31 – Shipwrecks and Maritime Landmarks of the Central Coast

The rocky coast south of Monterey is the site of significant and historic wrecks. Learn more during this slide presentation by marine biologist Michele Roest.