UC Santa Cruz Alumni Excursion: The Effects of Climate Change on Marine Life

Join us for a very special two-day excursion in the Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz's north coast. With students, faculty, and alumni experts from UC Santa Cruz, we will explore the effects of climate change on marine life. This exclusive trip will provide you with the opportunity to see firsthand how UC Santa Cruz is tackling climate change and preserving the natural habitat for marine life.

The cost of this event is $350 per person and includes all activities listed below and more. All are welcome at this event, Banana Slug or not!

Activities included in this excursion:

  • Private wine and cheese reception with distinguished faculty member, Gary Griggs, followed by a public lecture on Griggs' research on climate change.
  • Private whale watching in Moss Landing led by Ph.D. student, Logan Pallin.
  • Entrance fee and a behind-the-scenes tour of the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Lunch and lecture with UC Santa Cruz alumni working at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).
  • Special tour of Año Nuevo Reserve with director Patrick Robinson and lunch.
  • Entrance fee and a docent-led tour of the Seymour Discovery Center at UC Santa Cruz's Coastal Campus.
  • Private wine and cheese happy hour and dinner at UC Santa Cruz's Coastal Science Campus.
  • All transportation for Thursday and Friday activities.
  • Banana Slug Welcome Bag.

For more information, please visit our website or Sam Li at sakli@ucsc.edu or (831) 459–4631.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Invited Audience

Alumni, Faculty & Staff, General Public


Science & Technology





UC Santa Cruz Alumni, University Advancement
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