February Marine Committee Meeting with Newport Bay Conservancy Past President Dr. Peter Bryant

Date/Time

Date(s) - 02/05/2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location

Marina Park
1600 W. Balboa Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Marine Committee meets once a month to provide information and education on all  topics that are “marine oriented”. The meetings are open to the public and will be held at 5:30 pm the 1st Tuesday of the month at the Marina Park located on Newport Harbor in Newport Beach.

Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Marine Committee
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 – 5:30 pm

Featuring

Past President, Newport Bay Conservancy

Topic will be

Microscopic Wildlife in the Ocean


Peter Bryant’s interest and passion are in documenting, monitoring and preserving local biodiversity and ecosystems. He has been teaching Biodiversity and Conservation for 20 years at UCI, and now participates in the First-year Integrated Program in Environmental Science. Peter specializes in photographing invertebrates, especially the more difficult ones including the smallest insects as well as various marine and aquatic species. He has a Masters’ degree in Biochemistry and a Ph.D. in Genetics, and he is now participating in an international effort to catalog biodiversity using DNA-based methods. Besides serving as Newport Bay Conservancy’s President for the previous two years, he also established a Research Committee which has organized an Annual World Wetlands Day Symposium.


Refreshments sponsored by
Lynn Selich
American Marine Insurance

This is a FREE event. Reservations are not needed.
Plenty of Free Parking at Marina Park.
(Parking Code is 190238.
)