Archive for November, 2014

Citizen Science Overseas

Nov 1, 2014

CITIZEN SCIENCE OVERSEAS TEN STUDENTS FROM DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE THEIR CRYSTAL COVE STUDIES AROUND THE WORLD. In late October, ten finalists were chosen from a competitive pool of applicants at Dana Hills High School to take part in an exciting new collaboration that will let them play an active role […]

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Window to the Past

Nov 1, 2014

WINDOW TO THE PAST MORO CANYON SERVED AS A HOME, MARKET AND HARDWARE STORE FOR ITS EARLIEST RESIDENTS MORE THAN 9,000 YEARS AGO. Though Spanish colonists claimed the land here at Crystal Cove for Mission San Juan Capistrano in the 1770s, Moro Canyon’s history goes back at least 9,000 years, when the native people first […]

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Back to Nature

Nov 1, 2014

BACK TO NATURE EXPLORE ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE ON PLANTS IN MORO CANYON THIS NOVEMBER         With the opening of the Berns Environmental Study Loop earlier this year, 18,000 native plants were incorporated to build a diverse and healthy community. In the months since, even more have been added to restore the ecosystem back […]

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New in November

Nov 1, 2014

NEW IN NOVEMBER THE BEACHCOMBER CAFÉ INTRODUCES A NEW MENU OF SPECIALS FOR FALL. Making its debut early this month, a seasonal menu at The Beachcomber Café offers a savory selection of seafood-centric dishes. Chef Carlos Olivera is whipping up inventive plates perfect for a beachside ambience, including colossal shrimp tepura, lobster linguini, pan-roasted Chilean […]

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Crystal Cove’s Early Residents

Nov 1, 2014

CRYSTAL COVE’S EARLY RESIDENTS IN RECOGNITION OF NOVEMBER’S STATUS AS NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, CRYSTAL COVE ALLIANCE IS FEATURING EARLY RESIDENTS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN COMMEMORATION OF THE PARK’S FIRST OCCUPANTS. Though it might appear to be an idyllic beach and hiking area today, Crystal Cove State Park has a long and storied history. More than 40 […]

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