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Sweeping coastal dunes. Credit:  Lilianne de la Espriella

Two Hundred Kids Down By The Sea

Video by Lilianne de la Espriella Coast Bound: School Field Trip Give the gift of childhood education. Our classroom and ocean field trip programs teach marine conservation and watershed stewardship with a focus on marine debris and marine ecosystems. Our activities and presentations are hands-on. Be a part of providing K-12 students with an interactive …

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Elephant Seal Mother and pup unite at Ano Nuevo SMCA by Irene Reti

Waves and Wildlife Exhibit Opening

Opening Night at the Exploration Center Friday, we kicked off our first annual Waves & Wildlife exhibit at the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center. The exhibit displays some of the excellent work submitted for the Waves & Wildlife photo contest by local photographers, professional and amateur. With over 300 submissions, selecting the artwork displayed in …

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Save Our Shores Ocean Education Field Trips

Ocean Education Challenge… We did it!

THANKS TO YOUR SUPPORT, we reached our $10,000 Ocean Education Challenge goal! The best news? Your donation to connect children to the ocean will go twice as far thanks to our generous supporter Roger Smith, who doubled all donations received through this challenge. The $10,000 Ocean Education Challenge will introduce 2,000 students from the Pajaro Valley and …

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Save Our Shores National Rivers Day Cleanup

National Rivers Day 2016: A Dirty Celebration

  THE SAN LORENZO RIVER is one of Santa Cruz County’s main veins to the ocean. It feeds big blue with vital nutrients, replenishes coastal sediment, and provides safe haven for wildlife as well as fresh drinking water. The river is a precious resource worth celebrating and protecting, making it the perfect location for our 2016 National …

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