Our wonderful local State Park employees and volunteer docents have been hard at work putting together a series of virtual Mind Walks to help us all get through this time. We encourage you to mark your calendars and join us for these unique opportunities!

Southern Sea Otter Basics  – Friday, April 10th 12:30pm-1:30pm
Heather Barrett, Science Communication Director and Research Scientist for Sea Otter Savvy
Clarifying sea otter fact from fiction, this presentation focuses on reviewing southern sea otter life history, critical species information, and how best to portray this information to an audience.
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Understanding Sea Otter Disturbance – Friday, April 17th  12:30pm-1:30pm
Heather Barrett, Science Communication Director and Research Scientist for Sea Otter Savvy
As outdoor recreation increases there is a consequent rise in human-wildlife encounters. Sea otters are considered to be at high risk of disturbance due to their unique physiology and because of their accessibility and appeal to ecotourists. This presentation will clarify the risks of human disturbance and how outreach can play an important part in the solution.
Click HERE to Join Live Webinar!    Password: 717885

Great White Sharks – Monday, April 20th at 3:00pm-3:45pm
Chris Lowe, Professor and Director of the CSULB Shark Lab
Join us as we dive into a discussion by Chris Lowe, Professor and Director of the CSULB Shark Lab, about the myths, misconceptions and realities of great white sharks in Central and Southern California.
Click HERE to Join Live Webinar!   Password: 424242

Advanced Sea Otter Q & A – Friday, April 24th 12:30pm-1:30pm
Heather Barrett, Science Communication Director and Research Scientist for Sea Otter Savvy
In the final sea otter installment, we will focus on the reviewing the most recent sea otter research, what future projects are in the works, and upcoming news related to the species.
Click HERE to Join Live Webinar!  Password: 226587

Do you have questions about the virtual Mind Walks, or need help logging in?  Email Robyn Chase, District Interpretive Coordinator, SPI II at robyn.chase@parks.ca.gov.

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Getting through this together, Paso Robles