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This Month's Activities
SEPTEMBER 2018

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Listed below you'll find this month's schedule of dives and other activities.
Contact the coordinator listed if you'd like more information on the particular event.

PLEASE NOTE: All certified divers are encouraged to attend San Jose Flipper Dippers' dives. Non-club members will be required to show proof of certification to the dive coordinator prior to entering the water with our group. Please sign up for dives at the General Meeting or contact the coordinator. This is needed in case of cancellation or changes.


SPECIAL NOTICES



2018 Abalone Fishing Closed

The state Fish and Game Commission voted Thursday, December 7, to suspend the harvest of red abalone in 2018, shutting down the last viable abalone fishery in California for at least a year. The shutdown will be revisited at the end of 2018 to decide whether the fishery would be viable for sport hunters in 2019.

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Strange Fish in Weird Places - Calif State University Monterey Bay

An influx of warmer water along the California coast has brought unprecedented sightings of marine organisms found outside their typical habitats and/or ranges. California Undersea Imagery Archive is initiating a crowd-sourcing effort to document the observations of organisms in new and unusual places, including movements north from Mexico into southern California and movements from southern California north of Point Conception. Divers can report observations by submitting an on-line form.

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FRI. AUG 31 -- MON. SEPT. 3
LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT ALBION
Coordinator: Debby Alarcon, (510) 471-0901. tandddivers@sbcglobal.net. Come join Fellow Dippers for one of our biggest and best North Coast gatherings of the year. The Club has reserved camping sites for Friday through Sunday nights.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
BUSINESS MEETING
Meeting will be held via email as Teresa is in Flordia diving. Send any information on upcoming activities of interest or any other items to consider to Club President Tom Gardner: tomandjackieus@ yahoo.com

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
SECOND SATURDAY SCUBA (S3) BREAKWATER
Coordinator: Manuel Mangrobang, 408-813-5139. manuel.a.mangrobang.iv @gmail.com. Manuel is planning a dive. Meet in the BREAKWATER Upper Parking Lot at 8:00 am and we'll decide where to dive based on conditions and sign-ups. Bring 2 tanks and plan on making 2 dives. Please RSVP in case the dive gets cancelled or moved due to weather or surf conditions.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
PANTHER BEACH CLEAN UP
Coordinator: Hunter Reid, (408) 871-8836. Meet at 9:00 A.M. Parking on the left just past mile marker 26.4 on Hwy 1 north of Santa Cruz, just before the town of Davenport. The Club will buy lunch at the Whale City Bakery Bar & Grill in Davenport, for all who attend. YUMMY!

SUN, SEPT 9 -- TUES, SEPT 11
CHANNEL ISLANDS TRIP WITH VAQUEROS DEL MAR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
NO SCHEDULED DIVE

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th
GENERAL MEETING 7:30 PM at the Knights of Columbus Santa Maria Hall, 2211 Shamrock Dr., Campbell. Map/Directions

Come Celebrate 54 Years of the San Jose Flipper Dippers at our General Meeting

Entertainment:
o Brian Nelson will be presenting an informative program on the
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
(MBNMS)
o Big Raffle
o Bring your diving adventure stories to share
o Door Prize is now $10!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
NO SCHEDULED DIVE

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
LOBSTER SEASON OPENS

UPCOMING IN OCTOBER
3 Business Meeting
13 Second Saturday SCUBA (S3)
17 General Meeting



 

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