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21Apr
Fish & Wildlife Mgmt: Meet The Grunion
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
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Date: April 21, 2019 to April 21, 2019
Where: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen White Dr., San Pedro, California, United States, 90731
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Family, Sports & Recreation
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Come join the LA Lone Scouts as they work on Requirement #6 and #8 of the BSA Fish & Wildlife Management Merit Badge during the 2019 Grunion Season. Requirement #6: Do ONE of the following:  Req #6a: Observe and record 25 species of wildlife. Your list may include mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Write down when and where each animal was seen. Req #6c:  Start a scrapbook of North American fish and wildlife. Insert markers to divide the book into separate parts for mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Collect articles on such subjects as life histories, habitat, behavior, and feeding habits on all of the five categories and place them in your notebook accordingly. Articles and pictures may be taken from newspapers or science, nature and outdoor magazines; or from other sources including the Internet (with your parent's permission). Enter at least five articles on mammals, five on birds, five on reptiles, five on amphibians, and five on fish. Put each animal on a separate sheet in alphabetical order. Include pictures whenever possible. Requirement #8: Using resources found at the library and in periodicals, books, and the internet (with your parent's permission), learn about three different positions held by fisheries and/or wildlife professionals. Find out the education and training requirements for each position. (The other requirements will need to be completed somewhere else.)  ---- EVENT: MEET THE GRUNION  Spend a night sitting on Southern California's sandy shore waiting for the "grunion run." Grunion are small sardine-size fish of the silversides family, which are among the few species of fish that actually come ashore to lay their eggs on sandy beaches. They are found from Southern California south to Baja California and arrive at night after the high tide around the new moon and full moon. Cabrillo Beach is one of the better places to observe the fish.    Watch silvery fish come up on the beach to spawn! Learn about the inter
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