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Media Advisory: Come to Discovery Day at SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center

Celebrate 30 years of science, education and stewardship at the only marine lab on San Francisco Bay



San Francisco State University’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC) celebrates 30 years of science, education and stewardship at this year's annual Discovery Day, a behind-the-scenes look at the scientific research and activities conducted at the only marine science lab on San Francisco Bay. This annual festival includes tours of the facilities and exhibits by scientists and students that highlight SF State's contributions to the understanding of and caring for the San Francisco Bay environment. Also featured are science and art activities for children of all ages, including sea creature touch tanks. Music, food and beverages round out the day.


SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center, 3150 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Calif.


11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008

Admission is free


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. SF State 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.

Directions: 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. Turn left 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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