Archive for February, 2016

Cottage #23 – La Casita del Mar

Feb 1, 2016

Perched amongst seaside cliffs along the north beach is Cottage #23, often referred to as La Casita del Mar. Christine Shirley, who purchased the cottage back in 1967, was the last resident to stay in this cottage and was among a group of passionate Coveites instrumental in getting Crystal Cove listed on the National Register […]

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So You Want to be a Birder?

Feb 1, 2016

This month, Crystal Cove Alliance kicks off its first gallery exhibit of 2016 with the Birds of Crystal Cove, which invites visitors to grab a field guide and a pair of binoculars to start their own birding adventure. The exhibit, which is hosted in Cottage #46, celebrates some of the unique birds who call Crystal […]

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Marine Protected Area Citizen Science Cruises Take to the Sea

Feb 1, 2016

If you visit Crystal Cove this month, keep an eye out on the ocean. Crystal Cove Alliance’s flagship education program, the Marine Protected Area (MPA) Citizen Science Cruise, is taking to the water in earnest this month, inviting hundreds of junior high and high school students to help scientists and resource managers monitor Crystal Cove’s […]

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El Nino Arrives at Crystal Cove

Feb 1, 2016

In early January, the Cove got its first taste of the storms that may be coming when a series of heavy rain battered the Cove for almost a week. Though there was no serious damage caused by this early glimpse of El Niño, the rains provided for dramatic video footage as they flooded the tunnel […]

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