Friday, February 01, 2008

Seventh Annual California Islands Symposium

The islands along California’s coast present a unique collection of habitats with various wildlife and human problems and successes. Island foxes live on six of these islands: Six Islands, Six Different Foxes.

Where can you find the most current information from the experts working in the field?

The 7th California Islands Symposium
5-7 February 2008

This gathering will bring together experts in archeology, anthropology, cultural resources, human history, population biology, ecological processes and systems, systematics, geology, paleontology, oceanography, and climatology.

The Symposium is a forum for the presentation of natural and cultural resource information collected on all of the California Islands - the Channel Islands, the Farallones, and the Baja Mexican islands - and their surrounding marine environments.

This important event will take place at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Oxnard, California. Presenters will include:

On-site registration
Three days: $200
One-day: $75
Student: $125

There will be a poster session and book signing event Tuesday evening, Feb. 5, from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Poster session fee for educators: $10

Book Signing Authors:
  • Torben C. Rick - The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Late Holocene San Miguel Island
  • Jan Timbrook - Chumash Ethnobotany: Plant Knowledge among the Chumash People of Southern California
  • Araceli Samaniego Herrera, Anny Peralta Garcia, and Alfonso Aguirre Munoz, editors - Vertebrados de las islas del Pacífico de Baja California. Guía de campo (Mammals of the Pacific Islands of Baja California.)
  • Betsy Lester Roberti - San Miguel Island: A Childhood Memoir

For more details and a complete listing of presentations: http://www.californiaislands.org/

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Thursday, December 06, 2007

Island Fox Update - Channel Islands National Park

Island Fox Update
with Tim Coonan

Wednesday, December 12th at 7.00 P.M.

As part of the Shore to Sea Lecture Series, Tim Coonan, biologist for Channel Islands National Park, will speak on the most current information regarding the island foxes on San Miguel, Santa Rosa and Santa Cruz Islands.

This is a great opportunity to hear the most up-to-date information on the island foxes on the northern islands.

The free lecture will be presented at:

Channel Islands National Park headquarters
1901 Spinnaker Drive in Ventura

Hear an interview with Tim Coonan.

Good News 2007 island foxes on Santa Cruz Island

Good News 2007 island foxes on San Miguel Island

Counting foxes on Santa Catalina Island

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Sunday, January 28, 2007

Friends of the Island Fox, Inc. Goes Live!

Hear FIF on the radio or streaming live on the web.

January 31 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM
on Talk Radio 960 AM
in Antelope Valley

or www.talk960.com

FIF President Pat Meyer and National Park Service Lead Biologist Tim Coonan will be interviewed by Barb Stanton of Talk Radio 960 AM.

You’ll get the most up-to-date information on fox status and news on how you can help the island fox.

LISTEN live on the internet.

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