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The Bay Model Visitor Center

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2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
+1 415-332-3871 http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Bay-Model-Visitor-Center/

February 2019

Trees, Paper, Styx – Art Exhibition

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Feb 23, 2019

The Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Linda Colnett’s art has long been inspired by nature, and in particular trees. A recurring theme in her work involves the paradox of the many benefits humans derive from trees - oxygen, shelter, food, clothing, medicines, fuel and other materials - versus the devastating impact of deforestation around the world. The process is often an evolution from photographs to paintings, paintings to prints or to mixed media and sculpture. This series is a tribute to the products that are derived…

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The Bay Model: A Bay Area Oracle

February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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In commemoration of Engineer Week, this program is dedicated to the USACE San Francisco District's construction of the Bay Model. This former one-of-kind scientific, hydrodynamic, engineering testing facility has accurately produced water related predictions for almost a half century. Although retired now, its story is part of the districts amazing legacy. Join Ranger Linda for more on this story.

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Keiko’s Legacy: What We Learned From the True Story of Free Willy Charles Vinick – American Cetacean Society – SF Bay Chapter

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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$5 – $10

The project to return the Free Willy whale, Keiko, to his birth waters near Iceland emanated from thousands of letters sent by children demanding that the star of Free Willy be set free. Charles will share his experience of four years managing that project in Vestmannaeyjar Iceland and discuss how the knowledge gained from Keiko informs the work of the Whale Sanctuary Project. ABOUT CHARLES VINICK Executive Director, The Whale Sanctuary Project A member of the Whale Sanctuary Project Board…

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