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NAHREP San Diego: What's new down south?
Coastal opportunities: Join us as we discuss the current Coastal updates in the southernmost city in California. Serge Dedina, Imperial Beach Mayor, will be sharing his vision and discussing what's currently happening in the community and what to expect in the near future.

Aug 27, 2020 01:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Serge Dedina
Imperial Beach Mayor
Serge co-founder & Executive Director of WILDCOAST. Before co-founding WILDCOAST back in 2000, Serge was the founding Director of The Nature Conservancy’s Baja California - Sea of Cortez Program where he helped to initiate successful efforts to protect Loreto Bay National Park, Espiritu Santo Island Reserve and Cabo Pulmo National Park. He grew up in Imperial Beach, California, & spent his childhood helping to preserve the Tijuana Estuary as a National Wildlife Refuge & has worked on water quality issues in the San Diego - Tijuana region since 1980. He is the author of Saving the Gray Whale, a book based on the three years he lived in the gray whale lagoons of Baja California; Wild Sea: Eco-Wars & Surf Stories from the Coast of the Californias; and, Surfing the Border. Serge has a Ph.D. Geography, University of Texas at Austin; M.S. Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. Political Science, University of California, San Diego.