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First Saturday Videos

Saving California’s Bumble Bees

Dr Hollis Woodard, Assistant Professor of Entomology at UC Riverside, presents an overview of our state’s beautiful bumble bees, the things that threaten them and how we can protect them.

A History of the CFPD

Jeff Ohlson of the Carmel Valley Historical Society gives an overview of the history of Carmel Valley’s Cachagua Fire Department. This presentation takes you from its formative days of the mid-1970s to present. The presentation includes the history of the department’s founders and directors, its volunteer firefighters and their rigorous training, their fire vehicles, its legendary fundraising and community support, and major fire incidents.

Ancients of the Sea – the Whales

Daniel Bianchetta, an internationally-published nature photographer and Esalen Institute archivist/historian, has spent more than 15 years photographing dolphins and whales with Monterey Bay Whale Watch.

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