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Rethinking Invasive Species in San Francisco Bay
Guest Speaker: Michael McGowan
7:30pm, Thursday, May 16th, 2013
FREE at the Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 

Could a new non-native mud shrimp be good for the sub-tidal ecosystem? Michael McGowan, fisheries oceanographer and aquatic ecologist, will discuss how an invasive species may actually be beneficial.

Michael was a guest speaker last year speaking on Sturgeon. He is a restoration ecologist with 20 years experience in research, teaching, and community-based ecological restoration. He has monitored the impacts of dredge spoil disposal, assessed potential impacts to fishes of runway expansion into the bay, analyzed data on spread of invasive wetlands plants, and evaluated the habitat benefits of native oyster restoration.

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