The "From Shore to Sea" lecture series is sponsored by Channel Islands National Park. The purpose of the series is to further the understanding of current research on the Channel Islands and surrounding waters. Past lecture topics have included the recovery of the sea otter populations in southern California water, the French and Italian heritage of Santa Cruz Island, survival strategies of open water fishes, new approaches to understanding kelp forest ecosystem health, and park efforts to restore the Prisoners Harbor wetland.
The lectures occur at 7:00 p.m. at the Channel Islands National Park Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center, 1901 Spinnaker Drive in the Ventura Harbor. The programs are free and open to the public. They may also be streamed live at: Channel Islands Live Broadcasts.
Past lectures may be viewed or downloaded by visiting From Shore to Sea Lecture Videos.
Change in Ocean Biology in the Santa Barbara Channel
The Rise and Fall of Commercial Abalone Fishing in California
Dwarfism in Channel Islands Reptiles
Marine Defaunation: Animal Loss in the Global Ocean
Cloud Forest Recovery on Santa Rosa Island
An Illustrated History of Santa Cruz Island
Whale Protection and Vessel Speed Reduction in the Santa Barbara Channel
An Administrative History of San Miguel Island
Influenza A Virus Infection in Southern California Marine Mammals
Hummingbird Diets and Pollination Ecology on the Channel Islands
Recovery of Peregrine Falcons on the Channel Islands
Santa Rosa Island Mammoth Discovery