UC Santa Cruz Alumni Excursion

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.

UC Santa Cruz Alumni Excursion: The Effects of Climate Change on Marine Life
Wednesday-Friday, April 24–26, 2019
in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties

$350 per person for all activities included in the list below

Wednesday, April 24

- 6 p.m. Welcome reception, Cowell Ranch Haybarn, with UC Santa Cruz distinguished faculty member Gary Griggs. Pick up your welcome bag, meet the other participants and, have a chance to get an overview of the next few days while enjoying local artisan cheese and a glass of wine.
- 7 p.m. Gary Griggs lecture on climate change, Cowell Ranch Haybarn

Thursday, April 25
- Whale watching in Moss Landing led by UC Santa Cruz Ph.D. student, Logan Pallin
- Lunch and lecture at Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute from Kenneth Johnson (Senior Scientist)
- Special behind-the-scenes tour of the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium

Friday, April 26
- Private tour of Año Nuevo Reserve with Director Patrick Robinson
- Lunch at Año Nuevo
- Docent-led tour of the Seymour Discovery Center at UC Santa Cruz's Coastal Campus
- Private wine and cheese reception and dinner overlooking the bluffs and the Pacific Ocean