Media Advisory: Discovery Day at SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center set for Oct. 21


WHAT: San Francisco State University's Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies 23rd annual Discovery Day Open House.

This annual open house offers a behind-the-scenes look at the scientific research and activities conducted at the only academic marine science lab on San Francisco Bay. It features family-friendly science exhibits and faculty talks about understanding and caring for the San Francisco Bay and aquatic environments worldwide. Also featured are marine touch tanks and art activities for children of all ages. Exhibits will highlight the science and engineering behind the Golden Gate Bridge to coincide with the bridge’s 75th anniversary this year. Carpools are encouraged.


WHERE: SF State's Romberg Tiburon Center, 3150 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Calif. (See directions below)

WHEN: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday, October 21, 2012




INFO: Call (415) 338-3757 or visit 


The Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC) is San Francisco State University's marine field station located 30 minutes north of San Francisco on the Tiburon Peninsula. The Center is the only academic research facility situated on San Francisco Bay. SF State scientists pursue their research in laboratories at the Center, at field sites around the world, and through collaborations with colleagues at other universities and institutions. The Center provides SF State students with graduate- and undergraduate-level courses as well as practical experience gained through research.

Directions: From Highway 101 north or south take the Tiburon/East Blithedale exit. Go east onto Tiburon Boulevard and continue 1.7 miles to Trestle Glen Blvd. Turn left onto Trestle Glen Blvd, and continue 0.6 miles until you get to Paradise Drive. Make a right turn onto Paradise Drive. Continue 2.9 miles on Paradise Drive to the second RTC entrance at 3150 Paradise Drive.