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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 Bids Farewell to Alix Dunn, President & CEO

Apr 12, 2019

On May 15, Crystal Cove Conservancy will bid a sad farewell to our stalwart and inspirational leader, Alix Dunn, as she steps down from her role as President and Chief Executive Officer.  Dunn, who has served in this role for almost three years, will remain with The Conservancy in an advisory capacity.  She will be […]

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SPRING SNAKE SAFETY

Apr 12, 2019

Warm and sunny weather has finally made its way to Crystal Cove State Park, and it’s the perfect time to hit the trails. Our reptilian residents have also been getting out to soak up the sunshine, and prime snake spotting season is just beginning. While the thought of running into a snake on trail can […]

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Dazed Frankie Avalon spotted wandering near Historic District

Mar 29, 2019

Last Wednesday, some lucky Crystal “Cool” visitors made an interesting discovery near the tidepools of Crystal “Cool” State Park.  Hidden amongst treasures like sea stars and sea anemones, beachgoers noticed a shadowy image reflecting in the waters. Suddenly, they heard the faint melody of “Beauty School Drop-Out” and from the murky, rocky water arose a […]

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Rare cephalopod washes ashore on Crystal “Cool” Beach

Mar 29, 2019

It’s not uncommon for local marine wildlife to wash ashore on Crystal “Cool’s” beaches sick and in need of rescue this time of year. Most of the distressed ocean critters who land on our shores are seals or sea lions, but this past Saturday, a much larger marine animal was found on the beach in […]

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The hippest new beach trend of 2019 comes to Crystal “Cool”!

Mar 29, 2019

After repeated requests from beachgoers, we are proud to announce that the most popular trend of 2019 is finally here: flavored sand has arrived at the Crystal “Cool” Historic District! What does this mean for you and your family? This means that there is only much more sandy fun to be had! Flavored sand is […]

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Celebrate Art at Crystal Cove

Mar 15, 2019

What is it about the beauty of nature that we find so inspiring? The curve of a wave, the sound of the wind, sunflowers on the bluffs, a pelican soaring overhead, all evoke such strong emotional connections to our senses. It’s no wonder that a place as beautiful as Crystal Cove has brought so many […]

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Wildflowers in the Park

Mar 15, 2019

  This winter season may have been full of rainy days, flooded streets, and closed backcountry trails, but if we wait out the storms and let our trails recover, our patience will be rewarded with some spectacular scenery. The consistent rainfall coming to Southern California this winter is a positive sign that a wildflower bloom […]

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