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and business who meet every other week for learning and fun.

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Meeting every
2nd and 4th Wednesdays


Returning Guests: $45

First Time Guests: $35

Doors open
at 6:45 a.m.

Meeting begins
at 7 a.m.

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4110 MacArthur Blvd. Newport Beach, CA

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July 24

Laura K. Marsh, Ph.D.

Houseboat Amazon

Dr. Marsh has worked, traveled, and lived in 30 countries. She specializes in tropical rainforest ecology, studying everything from plants to monkeys to jaguars to people. She is the co-founder and director of Global Conservation Institute, a 501c3 that strives to develop creative science solutions to global challenges to the conservation of nature and natural resources.

From January-May 2017, she led the "Houseboat Amazon" expedition to a remote watershed in Brazil to look for a missing saki monkey, which had been collected for museums in the 1930s, and had not been seen alive since.

In addition to scientific publications and conference presentations, she developed two documentaries, Houseboat Amazon, and In Search of the Lost, which are on-going along with the development of eco-literacy podcasts and video blogs on

She is a Nichols award-winning screenwriter, author of six feature-length screenplays, a musical book (with Tony Moss), and two TV pilots. Across the Amazons is currently in development for large and small screens, and for the stage as a musical. It was performed live in October, 2016, at the Jean Cocteau Theater, Santa Fe, NM to a sold-out


Directions to the Pacific Club:

From South county – Take the 5 North to the 405 North. Keep Left on the 405 N. Take exit 8 toward MacArthur & go Left on MacArthur. Left on Von Karman & make an immediate Left into the first driveway.  Take a parking ticket at the ticket booth, pass the first building on your right, continuing to the Pacific Club’s parking lot. You might want to look at directions if you use the 73 instead of the 405.
Using the 405 South – Transition to the 73 South. Take exit 15 toward Jamboree Road, onto Bristol Street South.
Left on MacArthur.  Turn on Von Karman and make an immediate Left into the first driveway, take your parking ticket, pass first building continuing on to the Pacific Club’s parking lot.
From Orange & Anaheim Hills – Take the 55 fwy. South, to the 405 fwy South. Take exit 8 toward MacArthur/OC Airport & go Left on MacArthur.  Turn Left on Von Karman & make an immediate Left into first driveway.  Take parking ticket at booth, pass first building on your right, continuing to the Pacific Club’s parking area.

6:45 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.

2nd and 4th Wednesday Morning Meetings:
6:45-8:45 a.m.

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