ACADEMY PRESS RELEASES 2000

November - December
Events, Exhibitions December 2000 - January 2001
16 Year Old Publicity Stunt Still Going Strong: The Annual Run To The Far Side©
Never Before in Captivity: Academy Showcases Burmese Vinesnakes
Academy Welcomes New Fellows
Academy Fellows 2000 List
A Special Screening of Cadillac Desert

October
California Academy of Sciences Extends Venoms: Striking Beauties Exhibit
Objects From Vanuatu Illuminate Traditional Life in the Western Pacific
California Academy of Sciences Prepares for 16th Annual Run to the Far Side
Exhibitions, Lectures and Programs November, December & January
16TH ANNUAL RUN TO THE FAR SIDE

September
Academy Scientists Teach Students From Madagascar Critical Steps in Tackling Loss of Biodiversity
The Good, The Bad, and The Unknown of Genetically Modified Foods Topic for Lecture at California Academy of Sciences
Venoms: Striking Beauties Exhibit Public Programs October-November 2000
The Health of the World's Oceans Topic for Conservation Lectures Series
At Home in Vanuatu: Tradition in the Western Pacific Exhibit Opens October 7
California Academy of Sciences Researchers Return From Trip to China to Study 'Biodiversity Hotspot' in Yunnan Province
California Academy of Sciences Exhibit Documents Day of the Dead Festivities in Rural Mexico
Neighborhood Free Days Return to the California Academy of Sciences
On Your Mark, Get Ready, Get Set... 16th Annual Run to the Far Side

August
After 26 Years, Laserium Ends its San Francisco Engagement

July
California Academy of Sciences Engages "Citizen Scientists" To Monitor Health of Ecologically Threatened Mountain Lake
Academy Scientists Offer New Theory on the Development of Human Skin Color

June
World-Renowned Ornithologist and Evolutionary Biologist Dies at 58

May
Great Blue Herons Nesting at Stow Lake
May, June, July: Exhibitions, Lectures, Demonstrations, & Programs

April
Author of 'Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated' to Lecture at California Academy of Sciences
Special Lecture: Cranes of the World with Dr. George Archibald, Director and co-founder of the International Crane Foundation
Free Bikes, Composting Bins, and Eco-Lessons For Living: California Academy of Sciences Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Earth Day
World Renowned Ethnobotanist and author Mark Plotkin In Conversation At Herbst Theatre

March
California Academy of Sciences Launches Four-Year Study of Marine Life in San Francisco Bay
California Academy of Sciences Offers Family Field Trips

February
Dr. Terry Gosliner Appointed New Provost of California Academy of Sciences
A Tribute to Astronaut John Young

January
January & February: Exhibitions & Events
A Thousand Cranes
Dr. George Schaller In Conversation At Herbst Theatre