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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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“Leave it on the beach for the next people to enjoy”

FROM THE CLASSROOM TO THE SAND, North Monterey County Middle School and Castroville Elementary students embarked on an educational journey through issues in marine conservation this week. The school district’s partnership with Save Our Shores is a part of their new summer education program, Dream Academy. “The administrative and instructional staff in North Monterey County is dedicated …

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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 find nurdles in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary


IS YOUR BEACH INFECTED? The El Niño season has brought some unusual visitors to the Monterey Bay. Among them is a deadly threat to the entire marine ecosystem. The infection is called nurdles. They are starting to pollute our coastline. Our fish and birds mistake them for larvae and fish eggs. Marine life simply cannot digest …

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