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Run 4 Sharks, Run for Health

January 17th, 2020| Join us for our 3rd annual Run4Sharks community event and help us reach youth for oceans View this email in your browser LATEST NEWS | CAMPAIGNS | GET INVOLVED  DONATE Thanks for your support and looking ahead in 2020. Save the Date October 3rd for our 3rd annual event! Our second annual run for sharks and [...]


November 13th, 2019|

SHARKS & SUDS The WHITE CAP November 13, 7:00-10 PM To Benefit Shark Stewards & a Healthy Ocean Join us for a night of film and conversation on surfing, sharks and solutions for co-existence with Shark Stewards Director David McGuire. Enjoy tasty Sharktober cocktails and mix with your favorite sharks and mermaids. Raffle for fun prizes [...]

Sharktober Events Schedule

September 23rd, 2019|

Why Sharktober? First initiated to promote the successful California Shark Fin Trade Bill in 2009, Shark Stewards created these events to celebrate sharks in San Francisco and educate our community about the importance of sharks to our oceans. These fun, family friendly and educational events support shark conservation initiatives from overfishing to shark fin trade bans. [...]

What is Sharktober?

September 19th, 2019|

Sharktober Interview questions from an Interview on Public Radio, KALW in 2015     1) I can see you are a highly prominent figure in the shark and marine conservatory world, how did you discover this passion? I’ve always loved sharks and sought them out on my dives to photograph and film but I didn’t begin to [...]

How to Avoid a Great White Shark Attack

October 20th, 2018|

In May, I participated in a stimulating discussion with white shark survivors Maria Korcsmaros and Leeanne Ericson, scientists, surfers and life safety personnel.  Scientists, including CSU Long Beach Professor Chris Lowe, have documented an increase in juvenile and young-of year white sharks along the southern California shoreline in recent years. Tagged sharks, aerial drones and a large [...]

Sharktober Ocean Film Night at University San Francisco

October 2nd, 2018|

Join Shark Stewards and the Environmental Sciences and Studies Programs for a talk and screening of shark films with Shark Stewards.

Sharktoberfest- Celebrating the White Sharks in Our Sanctuary

September 29th, 2018|

Celebrate the return of the great white sharks to our Sanctuary with Shark Stewards

The Big Swim for Sharks

February 17th, 2016|

As an ocean swimmer and diver I frequently swim with sharks, although most of the time I don't see them. This summer I swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco, entering the water not far from where a white shark had consumed a seal only a few days before.  To the soundtrack of Jaws provided by an excited seventh grader, the [...]

Sharktober- Avoiding a Great White Shark Attack in the Red Triangle

October 15th, 2015|

It is Sharktober.  This is the term surfers refer to the months bordering and including October when peak white shark activity and shark attacks occur along our coastline. The Bay is the center of the Red Triangle. This area bounded by Bodega Bay, Big Sur and the Farallon Islands, has nearly half of the recorded white [...]

White Sharks in San Francisco Bay

September 5th, 2015|

White Shark Preys on Seal in Front of Tourists at Alcatraz Island 10/10/15 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A shark preying on a seal at the Alcatraz Island dock was witnessed by a group of tourists and park officials Saturday. At around noon tourists waiting for the ferry witnessed a large pool of blood at the surface. What [...]