Archive for January, 2018

Cottage #11 – Gabriel Cottage on the North Beach

Jan 17, 2018

On October 9, 1926, a local segment of Coast Highway connecting Corona del Mar to Laguna Beach was dedicated by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks. The new 9.8-mile stretch of highway brought increased public attention and access to the previously isolated Crystal Cove, and by 1928 at least ten permanent structures were established there.  Among […]

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Because of You: Year-end Giving

Jan 17, 2018

Our generous donors responded with amazing love and support to our 2017 year-end appeal campaign making it our most successful to date. Because our donors continue to protect and invest in what they love, we’ve been able to bring more children to Crystal Cove’s outdoor classroom, inspiring future stewards to care about places like Crystal […]

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Crystal Cove Conservancy Turning the Page

Jan 17, 2018

Join us for a unique program featuring “Crystal Cove Cottages: Islands in Time on the California Coast” 2nd Edition book signing with co-author Laura Davick, Founder and Vice President of The Conservancy on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (two presentation times are available).  Learn about the rich history of Crystal Cove […]

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Emerging Butterflies in the changing seasons

Jan 17, 2018

The rainy season brings new life to the Crystal Cove backcountry.  Southern California experiences a Mediterranean climate, characterized by dry summers and moderately wet winters.  To adapt to these conditions, many perennial plants will drop their leaves in the summer to save water, however, once the rainy season arrives, leaves will begin to regrow.  This […]

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