Join Dr. Stuart Weiss as he discusses how the altered environment of the 21st century has affected two butterfly species, the monarch and the checkerspot. He suggests that simply protecting habitat and hands-off management may no longer be effective.
Come see what it’s like to travel hundreds, or even thousands, of miles, as you learn what migration is like for different animals. Discover the incredible migratory journeys of whales, birds and salmon (and even humans!) during Science Saturday: Migrations.
In honor of Sandy the Whale’s birthday, we’ll dive into gray whale migration and serve birthday cake at 1:30 pm. Cake will be served on a first come, first serve basis – children served first.
Drawing from his experiences in diverse places across the Pacific Rim, Dr. Michael V. McGinnis will discuss how climate disturbances impact diverse coastal cultures. He is passionate about forging a more sustainable future that includes the protection of the ecosystems we are connected to and dependent on.
Join us for the opening reception of Collectors: Teaching Through Time, with wine and appetizers on Friday, February 3rd, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This new exhibit spotlights a variety of amazing collections, from shells to weapons and beyond.
SPG meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, on Central Ave. between Grand & Forest, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
See SPG's website and facebook for details of each month's program.
Adults and children are all welcome to hear from gem and mineral experts and enthusiasts at the Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society monthly meetings. These free monthly meetings are held at the Museum at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month (except June and December.) Interested members are also welcome to attend the club's board meeting, held at the same location one hour before the general meeting.
Join us on Saturday, February 25th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for a day of activities, crafts, and education as we dive into the world of Animal Athletes. Learn about furry feats and super-human strength as we investigate the fastest, strongest, and most extreme animals on Earth.
Join us for the next meeting of the Natural History Book Club on Thursday, March 16th, starting at 6 p.m. We'll discuss the book, "The Genius of Birds," by Jennifer Ackerman (2016, Penguin Press).
On Tuesday, March 28th, from 7-8:30 p.m., hear how two men became aquanauts, and find out what it's like to live under the sea. Aquanauts Ed Clifton and Kip Evans will discuss the challenges, biomedical and marine life studies, dangers, and funny moments from undersea life.