Forests in Focus

April 23, 2022, 11:00 am -
12:00 pm

Watch science unfold on screen through the lens of filmmaking in California woodlands. Ecology is progressing in new directions thanks to modern observational tools — allowing scientists to see, study, and protect the environment. Join the Science Communication Lab’s team and guests for a screening and discussion of their award-winning short film “A Walk in the Woods.” Learn what it was like filming a redwood forest after a large wildfire and how film can offer a new window into the natural world. This film will be available to watch at the Microcinema throughout the day.

Please visit the Museum Discount Page for full details on how to redeem a $5 discount for admission to the Exploratorium.

Venue / Location

Pier 15
San Francisco,

COVID Information for this event

This Bay Area Science Festival event is an indoor event that is following the county guidelines of San Francisco County. Please also note in the event any guidelines shift, the link below will always have accurate information.

Event Hosts

The Science Communication Lab is an innovative non-profit organization dedicated to using multimedia storytelling to engage the public, including educational and scientific communities, in the journey and wonder of science.

COVID Safety

The Bay Area Science Festival will manage all in-person events with the health, safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, hosts, exhibitors, and guests in mind. In response to COVID-19, we will be implementing public health requirements for all event hosts and attendees in accordance with local and state guidelines in order to celebrate science safely throughout the Bay Area. 

The Bay Area Science Festival encourages you to get vaccinated, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Be sure to check back for updated and more detailed COVID safety information prior to attending.

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