Verrill's Sea Star

Field Marine Biology
Biol. 317 - Prof. Eernisse
California State University, Fullerton
Spring, 2018 TENTATIVE
Discussion/Activity #18704: W 1-2:50 MH217
Lab (Field Trips) #18705: F 12:00-5:50 p.m. As Scheduled or in MH217
 
 

Field Trip Schedule

WEEK DATE ACTIVITY TIDES/TIME
1 Jan 26

Cabrillo Aquarium (map) - meet @ aquarium, 1 pm - allow at least 1 hr. travel time

11:46 / 0.43 ft
2 Feb 2 Rancho Marino Reserve (Overnight camping near Cambria - Special Time: Leave Friday 9 a.m. (some will need to leave at noon), return Sat. evening or Sun. early p.m.) Directions are here
Fr 17:48 / -0.90 ft
Sa 18:30 / -0.33 ft
3 Feb 9 Meet at SCMI 1:00 p.m., R/V Yellowfin cruise off Long Beach - Meet 13:00 sharp @ SCMI, San Pedro Harbor - (map; Address: 820 South Seaside Ave., Terminal Island, CA 90731; boat leaves at 13:15 - satellite view

12:22 / 0.53 ft

4 Feb 16

Intertidal Sacred (Smugglers) Cove, Abalone Cove Park and Trail Map - Cave Trail (pdf), Palos Verdes, Parking Lot @ 13:15 (please make arrangements if you are early or late because cell phone reception is spotty and the path to the intertidal is a bit tricky to find) - allow 1 hour or more travel time - Address: 5970 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

15:55 / -0.41 ft

5 Feb 23 Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific - Map & Directions (Bring $6.50 cash only and $8 cash or credit per car for parking -- bring parking ticket for discount validation inside aquarium) 10:13 / 0.75 ft
6 Mar 2 Wilders Addition Park, San Pedro, CA - download directions here
Optional overnight camping at Rancho Marino Reserve near Cambria - Special Time: Leave Saturday 8 a.m., return Sunday p.m. Directions are here
Fr 15:44 / -0.91 ft
Sa (San Simeon) 17:14 / -0.23 ft
7 Mar 9

Organism projects meet with the professor at scheduled time in MH217

10:38 / 0.95 ft
8 Mar 16 Dana Point State Marine Conservation Area, Intertidal - Meet @ 13:00 -- near the Pilgrim (Ocean Institute (24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629). USGS has this geological map in pdf format); Brief Presentations in field at 15:30; Dana Pt. FT writeup due March 17
15:52 / -0.27 ft
9 Mar 23

Organism presentations at Cabrillo Aquarium (map) - meet @ aquarium, 1 pm - allow at least 1 hr. travel time

09:15 / 0.47 ft
10 Mar 25-> Spring Break Optional March 25-29 Trip to a UC Ecological Reserve: Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve on the southern Big Sur coastline
San Simeon Tides:
Mo 13:38 / -0.59 ft
Tu 14:27 / -0.75 ft
We 15:10 / -0.75 ft
11 Apr 6 Bolsa Chica - Allow one hour travel to meet at 13:00 -- Possible Guest Leader(s) (To Prepare See Links for Ch. 9) (Driving Directions; Birder's Guide Species List)

09:02 / 0.79 ft
12 Apr 13

Intertidal Abalone Cove Park and Trail Map - Cave Trail (pdf), Palos Verdes, Parking Lot @ 13:15 (please make arrangements if you are early or late because cell phone reception is spotty and the path to the intertidal is a bit tricky to find) - allow 1 hour or more travel time - Address: 5970 Palos Verdes Dr S, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

14:42 / 0.10 ft
13 Apr 21 Sat. Note: Special Saturday trip. R/V Yellowfin to Wrigley Marine Sci. Ctr.- Meet @ 7:00 a.m. sharp SCMI, San Pedro Harbor - (map); Address: 820 South Seaside Ave., Terminal Island, CA 90731; boat leaves at 07:15 - satellite view 12:50 / 0.25 ft
14 Apr 27

Crystal Cove State Park Meet at Reef Pt. Parking Lot (please print out or download this map, turn left in parking lot and go to end toward Laguna Beach -- we will take trail to Scotchman's Cove)

14:29 / 0.07 ft
15 May 4 Lab Exam (12:00 in DBH268) and, later, meet at 2:15 pm at Newport public dock at 15th St and W Bay Ave (directions here - and later Public dock at M St. (see black star #1 on Newport Bay Public Piers) - bring an old towel or yoga mat - OR - Upper Newport Bay - Ecol. Res., kayaking Important: Please Read/Print These Instructions and Directions @ 13:00 (no field trip write up) 07:14 / 0.14 ft
16 May 11 San Onofre State Park (directions! - map - surfcam) - or TBA (no FT writeup)
13:21 / 0.59 ft
Finals Week May 14-> Tues. May 15 is Final Date to Turn in Assignments to MH282 by 5 p.m. or by email before midnight) --

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