Sharktober News and Shark Science

This is the period when adult white sharks return to the west coast after a two thousand mile migration from the white shark cafe in the central Pacific. It is a period of maximum probability to see or encounter a white shark along the west coast California coast. It is also a time when Shark Stewards celebrates sharks and hosts Sharktoberfest celebrations in California and virtually, and motivates the public to embrace their importance and help protect endangered sharks and rays from extinction. Join us at one of our events, and download our new Shark Science Sheet to learn more about white sharks!

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Embarking on Green Careers

The partnership with Shark Stewards and UC Berkeley’s Fung Fellowship was fruitful. Founder and Director David McGuire challenged students to develop a better way to coalesce data on California shark sightings, in part to create a rapidly shareable public response and education system that could aid scientific study as well as help minimize the risk of human-shark encounters

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So Cal Shark News and Events

Shark Stewards is a large international group of passionate individuals like you. We are based on the chapter model addressing areas of need, including Singapore, Malaysia and State by State implementing shark fin bans. We also work with shark survivors (and co wrote a book Surviving the Shark), who tell their story and become passionate about saving sharks. Below is our newsletter featuring our So Cal lead and shark champion Maria Korcmaros.

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Sharktober Farallon Sanctuary Tours

Join Shark Conservationist and Naturalist David McGuire and other wildlife specialists celebrating sharks and all ocean life on a life-changing expedition into the Gulf of the Farallones for whales, wildlife and our finny friends.

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Sharks and Mermaids: the Mythical Creatures of Aquatic Park

Nancy is helping to plan a special upcoming event:  the Shark Steward’s 1st Annual Mermaid Parade on Saturday, 8/28th from 11am- 3pm!  There will be a costume contest and awards for best dog costume, child costume and more.  They will make a parade route from the Aquatic Park & Pier bleachers all the way to Pier 39.  You can learn more about this at https://sharkstewards.org/event/sharksmermaids/.

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