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Shark Watch, Update from Abroad at Patagonia Palo Alto
December 7, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for a night of film and conversation on international shark protection with David McGuire, Founder and Executive Director of Shark Stewards.
We will show two short PSAs and a short film, and David will give an update on shark conservation work in Panama and Hawaii including Shark Watch, a community science project funded, in part, by Patagonia.
Thursday, December 8
Doors Open 6:00pm PDT
Seeing Sharks, Saving Sharks
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Doors at 6:30pm, Event at 7:00pm
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Get to Know Our Event Speakers
Founder and Executive Director, Shark Stewards
David is the Founder and Director of the shark and marine conservation nonprofit Shark Stewards. A marine biologist, David is a National Geographic Explorer and a research associate at the California Academy of Sciences where he conducts shark studies and media production in the San Francisco Bay and in SE Asia.
Shark Stewards introduced the first North American shark fin trade ban in California and led several states and international movements limiting the overfishing of sharks and the shark fin trade. Shark Stewards actively partners with NOAA in our National Marine Sanctuaries and the Ocean Protection Council in our California marine protected areas, where he is Co-chair of a California MPA collaborative committee. A documentary filmmaker, David received an Emmy for Field Production and Camera on the documentary “Reefs to Rainforests” and has numerous awards for his conservation documentaries. He is a National Geographic Explorer with an adventure column and has written and contributed to numerous publications and books, including publishing a new shark science book for youth: Sharks for Kids. He is a popular public speaker on sharks and the ocean and adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco.