How Doc On Monterey Bay Lands in the News

February 27, 2014

Invited to speak to the American Cetacean Society of Monterey, CA on the role seawater desalination may play in solving California’s growing water crisis and environmental concerns we must pay attention to now.  For list of past talks at the Cetacean Society click here.

January 25, 2014

Speaking at WhaleFest in Monterey, CA for the first time.  My talk title:  Solving California’s Water Crisis:  What We Can Learn From Whales.  Click here to see  the program.

August 10, 2013

My commentary on concerns over the discharge of brine waste from several proposed desalination facilities around Monterey Bay was published in the Monterey Herald and can be found here.

September 28, 2012

Interviewed by the Santa Cruz Sentinel about brine discharge and impacts it could have on the marine environment in Monterey Bay.  Check it out here.

February 13, 2012

My video, “March of the Steelhead Trout: Journey to Garzas Creek” was quite popular in fishery forums, according to the water blog, Aquafornia.  See it here.

January 27, 2012

Invited to speak at a water forum in Los Angeles on the environmental impacts of seawater desalination.  Click here  for the program:  The Future of Water in Southern California.

December 8, 2011

Spoke before the State’s Expert Panel on Brine Discharge to inform and educate the group over the concerns unmitigated brine discharge could have to California’s coastal fisheries.  Check out the webpage for this meeting here.  Slides for my talk are here.

March 31, 2011

Monterey County Weekly published a nice story about the winners of a new award I created for the Monterey County Science Fair called “Water For Our Future”.  My intent is to get our next generations thinking now about water issues we may face in the future.  I was inspired to do this in 2010 when I met a number of brilliant, multi-national high school students at the Intel Science Fair in San Jose where I was a judge.  Some had chosen water for their project’s focus.  They then educated me about life in a country without adequate water and gave me a glimpse of our own potential future.

October 8, 2010

It was brought to my attention last Friday morning, that my name was in our local newspaper.   The first time I made our town’s newspaper was when I participated in the Pacific Grove Triathlon. That was several years ago.  I did not come close to winning. It was strictly an acknowledgement that I was in the water, on the bike, and running along the coast for about 3.5 hours.  I’m not sure that counts.

This time, my name made our town’s local newspaper, buried deep inside, listed under the “Your Town” column. Kind of cool.

  Monterey Herald, 10/08/10

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