Archive for October, 2017

Back to School at Crystal Cove State Park

Oct 19, 2017

  It might not quite feel like autumn yet, but Crystal Cove Conservancy’s K-12 STEM education programs have already returned to the field at Crystal Cove State Park!  Last school year, over 4,500 students took part in our citizen science programs on land and at sea.  These future marine biologists, ecologists, and environmental scientists helped […]

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Here there be Dragons

Oct 19, 2017

  This past summer, Crystal Cove witnessed a boom of dragonflies.  Their aerial antics could be seen almost everywhere, from patrolling along the Los Trancos Creek to forming large swarms in the Moro Canyon backcountry.  Their dances are not merely aesthetic, but the product of a highly adapted insect who plays a key role in […]

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Cottage 14 – South Beach Suite

Oct 18, 2017

  Named for its location right on the beach, Cottage #14, “South Beach Suite” was originally built in 1931 by a woman named Edith Henning. The second permanent cottage constructed on Crystal Cove’s South Beach, Cottage #14 offers spectacular ocean access and views, as well as iconic Cove history. “Miss Henning,” as she was known […]

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