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Threatened: The Controversial Struggle of the Southern Sea Otter

Screening and discussion of the Emmy-winning documentary

When: Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, 7 p.m.

Where: S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy., #190, Santa Barbara

Cost: $5

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening

Description:

In recognition of Sea Otter Awareness Week, an Emmy-award winning documentary “Threatened: The Controversial Struggle of the Southern Sea Otter” will be screened at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, located at the Santa Barbara Harbor, on Monday, September 23 at 7 p.m. Suggested donation is $5. The 45-minute video is followed by a discussion of sea otter current events, featuring local sea otters experts Nicole LaRoche, a researcher with the U.S. Geological Survey who has been tracking sea otters along the California coast for the past three years; and Greg Sanders, former southern sea otter recovery coordinator with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who now works for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management as the Pacific Region’s marine mammal specialist. This event is co-presented by the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara Zoo, U.S. Geological Survey, and the Friends of the Sea Otter as part of the 11th annual Sea Otter Awareness Week, September 22 – 28, 2013. For more information, visit www.seaotterweek.org.

Phone: 805-569-3303

Event posted Sept. 11, 2013
Last updated Sept. 11, 2013

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