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Mountain Lake Science Saturdays
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 from 2 pm to 3 pm, 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 being done to save this precious San Francisco natural wonder!
All lectures are held in the Outdoor Classroom on the north side of Mountain Lake. Free weekend parking at 1828 Wedemeyer Street near the 14th Avenue Gate (half-mile walk to site of talk).
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2015 Schedule
By Kari Jones, Archaeologist, Presidio Trust
Join Presidio Trust Archaeologist Kari Jones to learn about the ongoing research into the cultural and natural history of Mountain Lake.
By Niveen Ismail, Environmental Engineer, Stanford University
Niveen will be discussing the importance of restoring native mussels in Mountain Lake.
By Riah Evin, Biologist, Aquarium of the Bay
Join Riah Evin from Aquarium of the Bay as she discusses the natural history of amphibians native to the San Francisco Bay Area.
By Jessie Bushell, Director of Conservation, SF Zoo
Jessie Bushell from the San Francisco Zoo will introduce you to the shy and fascinating western pond turtle. 
By Rebecca Johnson, Citizen Science Coordinator, California Academy of Sciences
Join Rebecca Johnson as she explains the world of citizen science, including grassroots BioBlitzes. 


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