Upcoming Events


MPA Exploration with Bamboo Reef

March 29th, 2020|

Please join Shark Stewards for fun diving at Point Lobos State Reserve on March 29! Point Lobos is a state marine reserve and has been protected since 1973.

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve 50-Year Anniversary Meet & Greet

May 11th, 2019|

Join us with our San Mateopartners celebrating one of the oldest marine protected areas along our coastline. Meet partners and discover you MPA on a beautiful day at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Description In acknowledgement of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve’s 50th Anniversary, we invite you to join us in celebration featuring stakeholders in a “Meet & Greet” [...]

Marine Protected Areas and Sanctuaries- Why We Need Them

April 7th, 2019|

Podcast with Superintendent of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Maria Brown on the https://www.coastalnewstoday.com/podcasts/david-mcguire-and-maria-brown-at-ioff On this episode, we return to Fort Mason in San Francisco for a fascinating discussion with David McGuire or Shark Stewards and Maria Brown, Superintendent of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary.  A marine biologist and shark advocate, David McGuire is [...]

MPAs on the Bay at Berkeley Bay Fest. 

April 6th, 2019|

MPAs on the Bay at Berkeley Bay Fest. Learn about the MPAs of the Golden Gate MPA Collaborative and particpate in our new MPA exercise. Celebrate the Bay with live music and other non -profits at Shorebird Park Nature Center, 160 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA    

Marine Protected Area Monitoring with Citizen Science

March 13th, 2019|

Shark Stewards is teaming up with the California Academy of Sciences, the California Ocean Protection Council, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to build the capacity to use citizen science observations to understand and monitor biodiversity across California’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) network. Citizen science is the involvement of non-scientists in the production of [...]

Sharks Stewards Supports our Sanctuary

February 21st, 2019|

Shark Stewards science education and adventure make it into the Washington Post. Each summer and fall, we venture into Sanctuary waters at the Gulf of the Farallones collecting observations and monitoring at Southeast Farallon Island. As part of our National Geographic Open Explorer project we are investigating benthic habitat and species and activity in our Golden [...]

Shark Stewards Releases Shark Catch and Trade Report in Malaysia

February 1st, 2019|

Following four years of market survey and analysis of available trade and catch data in Sabah, Shark Stewards has released a comprehensive report on Shark and Ray Catch and Trade in Sabah, Malaysia in September 2018. Final Report Sabah Shark Report Final 9_20_18 (3) (1)Download On behalf of the Sabah Shark Protection Association, a collaborative group [...]

Herring Festival and Blue Serengeti Film Screening

January 28th, 2019|

Join us at the Sausalito Herring festival featuring Herring, MPAs of the Golden gate region and sharks!

Golden Gate MPA Collaborative Planning Meeting

November 7th, 2018|

Join the Golden Gate MPA Collaborative network and learn about our local marine protected areas, MPA Watch and the marine life in our MPAs and Sanctuary.

Filming Sharks and MPAs with Open Explorer

October 17th, 2018|

Exploring our Sanctuary at the Gulf of the Farallones is a gift of Nature. Like many gifts, sometimes you don't quite get what you ask for. In this case, as our vessel the Silver Fox pulled into Fisherman's Cove, we were greeted by the usual welcoming committee of cavorting California sea lions, but also by the [...]