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Mountain Lake Science Saturdays

Mountain Lake Science Saturdays is a lively new series of talks by scientists studying topics relating to Mountain Lake and its ecological restoration. On the second Saturday of every month, gather at the lake to hear researchers from a variety of disciplines talk on topics ranging from Archaeology to Zooplankton. Here’s your chance to ask the experts your questions about the science behind saving this precious San Francisco natural wonder!


Underwater Plants: Reintroducing Submerged Aquatic Vegetation to Mountain Lake and the greater Bay Area


Join us Saturday, May 10 as Dr. Kathy Boyer of San Francisco State University kicks off this year’s series of Science Saturdays lectures with a talk on submerged aquatic vegetation. Learn more about how these cool underwater plants are helping to restore the health of Mountain Lake and other aquatic habitats throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Aquatic vegetation provides food and habitat to lake wildlife, and infuses much-needed oxygen into the water’s depths. 
Dr. Boyer has over twenty years of experience in ecology and restoration, and has worked in submerged aquatic vegetation habitats in San Francisco, Puerto Rico, Honduras, and Panama.
All lectures are held on the north side of Mountain Lake. Meet at the 14th Avenue Gate located near 1808 Wedemeyer Street. Get Directions >>
Second Saturdays aren’t just Science Saturdays! Join your neighbors at Mountain Lake every Second Saturday from 9 am to noon for Service Saturdays. Volunteer and help restore Mountain Lake’s precious natural resources. For more information, email Jason Lisenby at
When & Where
Starts: 5/10/2014 2:00 PM
Ends: 5/10/2014 3:00 PM
(Mountain Lake )
Meet at the 14th Avenue Gate located near 1808 Wedemeyer Street.

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