Archive for August, 2019

Crystal Cove Conservancy names new CEO

Aug 14, 2019

Crystal Cove Conservancy (The Conservancy), the nonprofit dedicated to preserving the resources of Crystal Cove State Park, has announced Kate Wheeler will take over as president and CEO, effective August 12, 2019. Wheeler brings more than 20 years of nonprofit experience, including fundraising, education, finance and community engagement, to The Conservancy most recently she served […]

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Crystal Cove Conservancy celebrates 20th Platinum Anniversary Fundraiser

Aug 14, 2019

Crystal Cove Conservancy is proudly celebrating our Twentieth Platinum Anniversary at our annual Soirée fundraiser being held in Crystal Cove State Park on Saturday, October 5, 2019.  This milestone year is dedicated to our passionate and loyal Cove supporters – past, present and future. Without you, the Cove magic might have been lost forever. This year’s event will […]

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Whale watching boat spots Blue Whale!

Aug 14, 2019

On a warm summer day, The Newport Legacy, a whale watching boat from Newport Beach, sat idle about four miles from Crystal Cove State Park as they waited for a large whale to emerge from the depths of the ocean. This whale was about 85 feet long, which was at least 10 feet longer than […]

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The Cottage in Crystal Cove Hollow: Cottage 00 — “The Office”

Aug 14, 2019

Crystal Cove was a natural paradise discovered by artists, tent campers, and the silent film industry more than a century ago. From as early as 1917, movie studios planted palm trees to make the Cove even more cinematically tropical. It’s believed that every palm at Crystal Cove was planted by a Hollywood studio, including the […]

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