2012 Events

November 10, Making Waves, How to be an Ocean Lobbyist

Learn how to effectively lobby for oean policy.  Lead by David McGuire and Anna Weinstein, Audubon California.

10:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Save Our Bay, Save Our Ocean, Contact for more information

October 2012 Sharktober is here!  Sharkoberfest– Celebrating Sharks all Sharktober Long to Appreciate and Protect Endangered Sharks

October 27, Lecture Shark Attack or Attack on Sharks? 12:30 PM  California Academy of Sciences

October 28 Farallon Islands Shark and Whale Cruise with Director David McGuire  (Reserve here)  Click Gift Certificate- Put in Code SS- 10 in Second Address Line for 10% Discount and 10% goes to us!

November 3  Farallon Islands Shark and Whale Cruise with Director David McGuire (Reserve here)  Click Gift Certificate- Put in Code SS- 10 in Second Address Line for 10% Discount and 10% goes to us!

October 19  9:00 AM Swim for the Sharks  We Did it! Swimmers from the world famous dolphin club sucessfully braved 3.5 miles in the treacherous waters of the San Francisco Bay, circumnavigating Alcatraz Island and back to the shoreline to raise awareness on the plight of shark species worldwide. You can still join us, help us fund raise or Donate for shark conservation, volunteer as a pilot or SPONSOR  a swimmer for the sharks.

October 20, Mill Valley Film Surf Film Festival   at the Sweetwater Music Hall to benefit TIRN.  Party with the MerMen and premiere film by Taylor Steele.   Get tickets here.

October 21, Farallon Islands Shark and Whale Cruise with Director David McGuire  (Reserve here)  Put in Code SS- 10 in Second for 10% Discount

September 26  7:00 PM Sharks of the San Francisco Bay  Hosted by the Bay Area Sea Kayakers

October 4  6:30-10 PM
Shark Nightlife at Cal Academy Thursday Shark activities, art, dance, music and shark celebs

Sharkoberfest at the Sanctuary Family event with the GFNMS Oct 13 (10-2 PM), films, Sharkitecture 101, family activities, merchandise. Locate at the Sanctuary Education Center, Crissy Field, San Francisco

September 19, 7:00 PM
Talk by David McGuire Sharks of Cocos Island and the Illegal Shark Fin Trade  Hosted by the Marin Scuba Club, FlatIron Bar and Grill, San Rafael   Event Moved to San Rafael Community Center 618 B Street

October 12, Shark Talk and Happy Hour Benefit 6:30 PM Dolphin Club There arent any sharks in the Bay. Right?  Talk by David McGuire, Raffle for Shark Schwag.   Visitors welcome!

September 19, 7:00 PM Talk by David McGuire Sharks of Cocos Island and the Illegal Shark Fin Trade  Hosted by the Marin Scuba Club, FlatIron Bar and Grill, San Rafael   Event Moved to San Rafael Community Center 618 B Street

September 20, 21  Chicago Shark Celebration  Celebrating the passage of the Chicago Shark Fin Ban.  A benefit at the 3rd Coast

Sausalito Sailfest Sept 23.
SF Bay Whale watching  free event with music and sailboat rides at the Schoonmaker Marina 

September 15,  2012
Texas Shark Campaign Initiation Benefit party, 
Party for the Sharks at The People’s Last Stand i
5-7 PM
.5319 E Mockingbird Ln  Ste 21,  Dallas, TX 75206  Neighborhood: Upper Greenville   PM Happy Hour & Benefit,  If you haven’t heard about the issues facing sharks, apex predators essential for sustaining sea life, please see  article in The Christian Science Monitor

September 15. Kula Anela with Tamalpais Outrigger Canoe Club Angel Island event at the Presidio YC on Ca Coastal Clean Up Day  

September 16  2:00 PM at The Science Place. David McGuire, Guest Speaker  Predator or Prey?  Planet Shark.  Sharky Sundays at Dallas Museum of Nature and Science   Event Information  Please consider bringing your kids to this family-friendly event.

August 15, SHARK FIGHT with David McGuire  on Discovery Channel’s 25th Annual Shark Week! Shark Fight, a story of shark attack survivors turned advocates.

September 16  2:00 PM at The Science Place. David McGuire, Guest Speaker  Predator or Prey?  Planet Shark.  Sharky Sundays at Dallas Museum of Nature and Science   Event Information  Please consider bringing your kids to this family-friendly event.

August 15, SHARK FIGHT with David McGuire  on Discovery Channel’s 25th Annual Shark Week! Shark Fight, a story of shark attack survivors turned advocates.

June 26, Save Our Bay, Save Our Ocean

Part 3 of an ongoing series on Bay and Ocean issues and solutions.

Dr. Jonathan Stern, William Keever SFSU Harbor Porpoises of the San Francisco Bay

Film and Silent Auction.

Sunrise Center, Corte Madera 7-10 PM   Sponsored by Lori Grace Sunrise Center and David McGuire, Sea Stewards.   Free  Sign up here.

June 14,
World Sea Turtle Day, a Nightlife Event with the Sea Turtle Restoration Project at the Califormia Academy of Sciences.

June 10,11
EcoFest at Fairfax

June 8,
World Oceans Day Celebration Marin
.  A benefit event with food, film, libations and ocean heroes to support sharks and ocean health. Live music with the Agency EL 84 & Special Guests.  Sponsored by Circle Bank.

June 7,
World Oceans Day,
A Nightlife on Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences  6-10PM

May 14,
Sushi The Global Catch
. A film screening on sushi and overfishing. Discussion on sustainability to follow. Stanford University, 7PM  Spruce Hall.  Free

May 11
Blue Mind Symposium  A day of discussion on the ocean, ocean life and how we interpret and are affecetd by the ocean.

The Romberg Tiburon Center, Bay Conference Room, San Francisco State University, Tiburon, California 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, BLUEMIND Symposium 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Premier Reception 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, BLUEMIND Seminars 8:30 pm -10:00 pm, Ocean Action Reception with The Sea Turtle Restoration Project

April 21st  Earth Day Marin County–  Celebrating sharks and ocean heroes. Sea Stewards David McGuire interviewed by Environment Radio host Jerry Kay

April 5, Texas Shark Stewards with Demon Fish Author Juliet Eilperin

Planet Shark Exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Science and Nature

April 12-15th  Okeanos, Blue Mind, Ted Ex San Francisco and National Geographic Ocean Explorers.  Join sharks and sea turtles in  Ocean Solutions at Fort Mason

March 8-11  San Francisco Ocean Film Festival 

Shark Films and Discussion on Sharks and Ecotourism  March 10, 1 PM  Pier 39 Theater, San Francisco.  Discussion at The Aquarium of the Bay, Farallones Room  Moderated by David McGuire, Sea Stewards

March 7-11
America’s Cup Healthy Oceans Project, Farallones Room Aquarium of the Bay

March 1-7, 2012
San Francisco Green Film Festival  Sushi The Global Catch  Sushi, Sustainability and the Future of Fish,

March 3rd
Film and Expert Panel Discussion, 1 PM  The San Francisco Film Society Cinema, 1746 Post (near Webster) in Japantown

~ David McGuire, Founder, Sea Stewards [moderator]

~ Mark Hall, director, “Sushi: the Global Catch”

~ Rose Braz,  Program Director, Center for Biological Diversity

~ Dr. Wallace “J” Nichols, Research Associate, California Academy of Sciences and LIVEBLUE.org

~ Casson Trenor, co-owner, Tataki Restaurant

February 29
“The Endangered  Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle, Turtle Watch and new Critical Habitat Protections.”

With Dr. Chris Pincetech, Turtle Island Restoration Network,  The Bay Model, Sausalito.  6:30- 9:00 PM

February 22, 2012
Saving the Bay, Saving Our Oceans, Meeting 2.  Sunrise Center, Corte Madera  7PM-10PM  MAP

A series of film screenings and special speakers on saving the Bay and protecting marine wildlife.

Presented by David McGuire, Sea Stewards and Lori Grace, The Sunrise Center

Guest Speakers: Dr. Chris Pincetich, Turtle Island Restoration Network, “The Western Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle and new Critical Habitat Protections.”

Anna Weinstein, Audubon Society California  “Herring, the San Francisco Bay and important resources for Marine Birds”

Bob Wilson, J.D.  The Marine Mammal Center  “The California Marine Life Protected Act”

Screening of documentary The Sheltered Sea,

Discussion to follow on solutions and resource protection and management in the Bay and Ocean.

February 16, 2012
Call of Life, Facing the Mass Extinction,  Film Screening and Discussion  Fish Restaurant, 7-10 PM  Co-sponsored by Slow Foods and The Turtle Island Restoration Network

February 6-9  Shark Week at Stanford University 

Monday Feb 6  5pm
Shark Mixer with a photo exhibit, featuring work by Shawn Heinrichs.
Tuesday Feb 7  Screening and Discusion Sharks Stewards of the Reef & Sharkwater with discussion.
Wednesday Shark Science Day with Barbara Block presenting shark and tuna tagging data from the Pacific, and Francesco Ferretti presenting his work on shark population baselines.
Thursday  Panel on AB 376  at 6pm  with Paul Fong, Jennifer Fearing, and Mike Sutton

Film screenings, lectures, Celebration of the Passage of AB 376

February 11 & 12
Shark Days at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Join Sea Stewards for shark fun & shark events with Jim Toomey and other shark experts.