Soirées & Lectures
Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary & Bay Model Visitor Center Present:
Deep Sea Soirée
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7-8:30 pm PST
A Virtual Event!
Reception 7-7:30 pm
- Multimedia presentations
- Sponge cocktails
- Home-hosted open bar
Lecture 7:30 pm featuring Amanda Kahn, PhD
The Secret Lives of Sponges
Understanding Ancient Animals at their Own Pace
Deep sea researcher Dr. Amanda Kahn of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and San Jose State University will share her latest findings on the secret lives of sponges at 7:30 pm. Vast reefs and gardens of sponges form the foundation of unique communities in the deep ocean. Learn how sponges move without muscles and create bridges between animal food webs and the microbial realm!
Surprise gift with optional registration
Recommended for ages 16+