Please join us at our AltaSea Campus located at 2451 South Signal Street, San Pedro, CA 90731 from 10:00 am -12:30 pm
Guests Speakers Linda Chilton and Michelle Horeczko will be discussing, What is that happening right off our coast?
Michelle Horeczko at California Department of Fish and Wildlife Marine Region presents Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Resources along the California coast.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Mission is to manage California’s diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use and enjoyment by the public.
The Marine Region is one of 7 geographic management regions in the State and encompasses waters along the entire coastline out to 200 miles offshore. CDFW’s Marine Region is responsible for sustainably managing California’s marine resources under authority of the statutes and regulations created by the CA Legislature, Fish and Game Commission, and the Pacific Fishery Management Council.
Linda Chilton at USC Sea Grant Education Programs Manager and LA MPA Collaborative Co-Chair, discusses local marine protected areas, their importance, and the research in process within these local protected areas.
USC Sea Grant contributes to solving the problems of the Urban Ocean, while recognizing the opportunities for coastal commerce, recreation and improving the quality of life in coastal regions such as Southern California.
The Los Angeles MPA Collaborative channels broad and diverse perspectives to build ocean resilience and promote the cultural, recreational, and ecological value of Los Angeles County’s marine protected areas.
Ocean Exploration Trust will feature film footage of Channel Island marine protected areas from a recent expedition.
Our speakers and local ocean-focused organizations will be available for guests to speak with
On-Site Exhibiting Partners
USC Kelp Lab
UCLA Carbon Capture
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Harbor Youth Source Center
Los Angeles Maritime Institute
LB Shark Lab
USC Sea Grant
LA MPA Collaborative
This is a great opportunity for students of all ages to learn and explore all that the Blue Economy has to offer!
Volunteer Opportunities: If you would like to volunteer for this Open House please email our Programs and Community Outreach Coordinator Dorothy Cardenas at: email@example.com with the subject: Volunteer