Join us for free talks on natural history and environmental issues, with emphasis on positive solutions,  all-spring on first or second Tuesdays at St. Alban's Parish Hall, 1501 Washington, Albany. 

Refreshments 7 PM, talks 7:30 to 9 PM. 

Free -- but seating is limited! Sign up here to get email notices of upcoming talks.

Tues., Sept. 13: "Extreme Conservation: The Things We do for Endangered Critters"   

Lange's Metalmark ButterflyLeast ternFascinating tales of the elaborate and imaginative things done to save endangered species in the Bay Area and beyond. Our speaker is Susan Euing, research biologist at two local "mini-preserves" of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, for least terns in Alameda and Lange's metalmark butterflies, Antioch Dunes evening primroses, and Contra Costa wallflowers at Antioch Dunes.  

Refreshments 7 PM, talks 7:30 -9 PM, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington, Albany (one block north of Solano). Free! This talk in the sanctuary.

Dr. Kristina HillTues., Oct. 18: "Future Shorelines"

As the Bay Area faces climate change, Dr. Kristina Hill, UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, introduces fresh ideas from the world on how the Bay Area can adapt to rising seas. (Right: Baykeeper photo by Rob Most with assistance Lighthawk Conservation Flying.) 

Refreshments 7 PM, talks 7:30 -9 PM, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington, Albany (one block north of Solano). Free! 

Tues., Nov. 15:  "Porpoises, Dolphins, and Whales of the Bay"

Exciting tales and great photos of the return of porpoises, dolphins, and whales to the Bay Area, with Bill Keener, project leader at Golden Gate Cetacean Research. 

Refreshments 7 PM, talks 7:30 -9 PM, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington, Albany (one block north of Solano). Free!

Short descriptions of previous Bay Currents talks here.