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West Coast Region: LiMPETS

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Click here to download the LiMPETS pamphlet.

What is LiMPETS?

LiMPETS (Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students) is an environmental monitoring and education program for students, educators, and volunteer groups. Two distinct monitoring programs make up the core of the LiMPETS network: the Rocky Intertidal Monitoring Program and the Sandy Beach Monitoring Program. Both programs connect students to the ocean, involve them directly in a real scientific endeavor, and increase their awareness of, and interest in, the coastal ecosystems of California's National Marine Sanctuaries. Our goal is to create a new generation of informed and engaged ocean stewards. For more information, click here.

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2009 Teacher Workshops:
LiMPETS Introduction to Rocky Intertidal Monitoring

When: Saturday, February 21, 2009, 10am - 4pm
Where: Point Montara Lighthouse & Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

Feeling the Heat: Thermal Biology and Responses to Climate Change with Dr. Jonathon Stillman
When: Saturday, March 21, 2009, 10am - 3pm
Where: Sanctuary Office, San Francisco, CA

Life & Death, Love & Sex, Drama in the Intertidal Zone with Dr. Tom Niesen
When: Saturday, May 2, 2009, 10am - 3pm
Where: Sanctuary Office, San Francisco, CA

To Register and/or for more information: limpetsmonitoring.org

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