Next General Meeting – Wednesday, 09/13/2017
Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month (except for December) at Denny’s Restaurant at corner of Topanga Canyon & Roscoe Blvd, in Canoga Park. Social time starts at 6:30pm and the general meeting at 7:00pm. See our events calendar for more information.
Speaker: Craig Hoover
Exploring Baja California
Baja California embodies the spirt of the wild west. Craig Hoover will be speaking this September about exploring Baja’s culture, geography and biodiversity. Learn about geologic origins of this peninsula, the first people, missionary period, and current efforts to conserve the heritage of this region. Prepare to learn a bit more than you probably ever wanted to know about the sea slugs of Baja.
Craig Hoover is a biologist who researches the biodiversity, ecology and evolution of communities. He specializes in nudibranch sea slugs of the eastern Pacific Ocean. Craig completed a Master’s degree in biology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona studying the genetics of one of Baja’s nudibranchs. He is currently a lecturer in biological sciences at Cal Poly Pomona. Every weekend Craig dives and photographs California’s coasts. He has logged over 1500 hours exploring underwater in Alta and Baja California.
We promote safe diving while having a good time! We do this by providing monthly scheduled beach and boat dives and by having meetings with education, informative, and entertaining speakers that provide useful information to our members about travel, equipment, marine conservation, and much more. We have avid photographers, hunters and many that just enjoy the underwater world. We welcome the novice diver eager to learn more as well as the experienced diver looking to dive with other veteran divers.
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