Protect our Dolphins
Lecture and presentaton by behavioral and marine wildlife biologist Dr. Toni Frohoff, followed by a Q&A session. Presented by the Humanist Society of S.B.
When: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Vista del Monte, 3775 Modoc Rd., Santa Barbara
Cost: $2 - $5
Age limit: 6+
Protect Our Dolphins with Dr. Toni Frohoff, Director and co-founder of TerraMar Research. She is a behavioral and wildlife biologist who has been studying marine mammal behavior and communication for over 20 years.
Dr. Frohoff specializes in behavior, stress and welfare in captive and free-ranging dolphins in response to human activity. Most recently, she has initiated the first intensive study of the behavioral ecology of dolphins in the Santa Barbara region of California. This study is an important component of the newly formed Protect Our Dolphins (POD) an educational, scientific, and community based organization.
We are living in times in which our concept of humanity may need to be expanded. While human intelligence manifests as burgeoning global industrialization, the qualities of humanity that are considered the most precious - and unique - are seen by many to be diminishing. Environmental events have exposed the hubris of human technology, and for the first time in the history of this planet, one species threatens the survival of all. Yet, if we expand our worldview to encompass surprising aspects of the wisdom in other animals - such as dolphins, whales, and elephants - we may find aspects of humanity in other species that inspire and perhaps even guide us to more expansive aspects of our own.
A public talk followed by Q+A presented by the Humanist Society of Santa Barbara:
* 2:30pm doors open for refreshments,
* 3pm meeting starts
* Saturday, April 16th, 2011.
In the Patio Room at Vista del Monte, 3775 Modoc Road (Las Poistas exit off 101, midway between UCSB & SBCC) in Santa Barbara.
Bring a printout or mobile image of this SB Independent listing for free admission. Optional donations would be appreciated: $2 students or $5 general.
Information phone 805-689-2716 or http://www.SantaBarbaraHumanists.org
Event posted March 29, 2011
Last updated March 29, 2011