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Lake Merritt: Beneath the Surface (Online Presentation)

June 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| Free
Join us for an online presentation about the amazing life in Lake Merritt!

Learn about the immense diversity of life that lives beneath the surface of Lake Merritt, Oakland’s iconic park and the nation’s first wildlife refuge. Local photographer and naturalist Damon Tighe will take you through a photographic tour of the organisms, who hail from all around the world. The history of each organism will be discussed, as wll as their roles in the ecology of the lake.

Damon Tighe is a Naturalist at the California Center for Natural History and Biotechnology Educator at Bio-Rad Laboratories, and he has a strong interest in Citizen Science. He has been based in Oakland for the past 20 years and has been documenting organisms from Lake Merritt as a qualitative way of understanding the increased health of Lake Merritt due to Measure DD projects.

Once tickets are ordered, an e-mail will be sent to you with the Zoom link. Please do not share this link with others, as names not on the RSVP list will not be admitted.


June 3, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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California Center for Natural History