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Come to Discovery Day at SF State Romberg Tiburon Center

All ages discover secrets of San Francisco Bay, enjoy live music

SAN FRANCISCO, September 6, 2007


Discovery Day 2007, "Mysteries of the Bay" -- A behind-the-scenes look at the scientific research and activities conducted at SanFrancisco State University's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC). This annual festival of educational fun includes marine animal touch tanks, scientific exhibits, live music, art and more. In addition to the science and art-related activities for children, the festival will include exhibits by RTC scientists and students that highlight the center's contributions to understanding and caring for the San Francisco Bay environment and beyond. Food and beverages will be available. Free valet bike parking by the Marin County Bicycle Coalition.


Romberg Tiburon Center, 3150 Paradise Drive, Tiburon


11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007



Call 415/338-3757 or visit http://rtc.sfsu.edu/

The Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC) is San Francisco State University's marine field station located 30 minutes north of San Francisco on the Tiburon Peninsula. The Center is the only academic research facility situated on San Francisco Bay. RTC scientists pursue their research in laboratories at the Center, at field sites around the world, and through collaborations with colleagues at other universities and institutions. The Center provides SF State students with graduate- and undergraduate-level courses as well as practical experience gained through research.


From Highway 101 north or south take the Tiburon/East Blithedale exit. Go east onto Tiburon Boulevard and continue 1.7 miles to Trestle Glen Blvd. Make a left turn onto Trestle Glen Blvd, and continue 0.6 miles until you get to Paradise Drive. Make a right turn onto Paradise Drive. Continue 2.9 miles on Paradise Drive to the second RTC entrance at 3150 Paradise Drive.


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