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Kirk's Expedition Sea Foraging Tour
Meeting at Abandoned Lot 248 Princeton Ave Halfmoon Bay, CA 94019
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 44 members
Review from Janis C.
61 events 36 reviews

I would have like to spend more time learning about more things rather than spending so much time on one or 2 things.

reviewed Dec 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Beth G.
55 events 28 reviews

This was a great way to do something different for my birthday. If not for this tour, I would never have been at the beach at 7AM and it was beautiful. We learned so much about a place I have been dozens of times before. I will never simply walk...continued

reviewed Jun 07 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from VERA
38 events 17 reviews

wonderful fun exciting, organized , happy, great information . I went home and steamed fresh mussels collected at the most negative tide I've ever seen.. Touched sea-anemones. Did you know they look like soft brown sugar-coated donuts that squirt...continued

reviewed Jan 07 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from margaret
23 events 16 reviews

This was an interesting and entertaining afternoon. Kirk and Mike are passionate about what they do and opened my eyes to all kinds of things I wasn't aware of that are happening all the time along the coast! Dress for the weather expected and...continued

reviewed Jan 20 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Watch Kirk explain how to poke pole a monkeyface eel on YouTube.
Named Best Walking Tour 2011 by SF Weekly


This three-hour intertidal foraging expedition will blow your mind!

These tours are scheduled at the lowest of low tides so you will be sure to see a vast intertidal smorgasbord of shellfish, (clams, limpets, rock crabs, goose barnacles, mussels) fish (monkeyface eels, grass rock fish, cabezon) and sea weeds (bull kelp, rock weed, nori, sea lettuce) and various other creatures! This class is a mix of “how-to” info, regulations, sustainability, ecology, and more.  Though you won’t be able to forage for yourself on this tour, Kirk can give away anything that he catches and gathers — potentially quite a lot of stuff!

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