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Sunday, March 8 • 9:00am - 4:30pm
Become a Scientist for a Day!

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About Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego's National Park, is home to sensitive Coastal Mediterranean and fascinating rocky intertidal habitats. Join staff rine ecologist Dr. Benjamin Pister and the Cabrillo National Monument tidepool monitoring team for a unique, behind the scenes, hands-on look at this important component of the Vital Signs Monitoring Program at San Diego's National Park. Learn how park scientists and visiting researchers study and care for plants, reptiles and amphibians, small mammals, birds, terrestrial and marine invertebrates, lichens, weather, water and air quality. This is a unique opportunity for 6 volunteers (2 per day) to work alongside Dr. Benjamin Pister and his team. Pre-Registration Required Space is very limited and you must apply by February 15, 2009, to be considered. To apply, please send an email to Benjamin_Pister@nps.gov. Subject Line: Become a Scientist for a Day! In your email, please indicate your availability between March 6-8, explain why you would like to participate in this program, and include your name, phone number and e-mail address. Participants must be 18 years or over and must sign a National Park Service Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) Agreement to participate. Contact person, Dr. Benjamin Pister, tel. 619-523-4582 or email Benjamin_Pister@nps.gov. Links Location Central-Coastal Audience Adults Areas Nature Host organization Cabrillo National Monument Tags Cabrillo National Monument, biology, environment, conservation, water, wildlife, workshop

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