Posts Tagged ‘berns environmental study loop’

#TakeBackTheCanyon

Apr 1, 2014

#TakeBackTheCanyon CCA’S APRIL INITIATIVE INVITE THE PUBLIC—PARTICULARLY CORPORATE VOLUNTEERS—TO HELP WITH THE PROBLEM OF INVASIVE SPECIES THREATENING MORO CANYON.   Many of our programs in April focus on community development, and this month we’re incorporating those efforts with our growing corporate volunteer program, falling in line with our theme #takebackthecanyon. With more than 80 plants and […]

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Water Watch

Feb 1, 2014

WATER WATCH EL MORRO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FIFTH GRADERS BECOME WALKING WATER SENSORS IN A SPECIAL CITIZEN SCIENCE PROJECT AT THE NEW BERNS ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY LOOP.   A primary focus for the new Berns Environmental Study Loop involves citizen science—including the scientific investigation of water in Moro Canyon. A UCI doctoral student in the school of […]

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Explore the ESL

Feb 1, 2014

Explore the ESL THE BERNS ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY LOOP DEBUTED AT THE BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY TO RAVE REVIEWS.   The Berns Environmental Study Loop in Moro Canyon is now open to the public! Visitors were welcomed to the ESL on Feb. 1 for the grand opening celebration, where they had an opportunity to explore a half-mile ADA […]

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Caught on Cam

Jan 1, 2014

Caught on Cam DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PRACTICE TRAP CAM TECHNIQUES IN PREPARATION FOR UPCOMING STUDIES AT CRYSTAL COVE AND BEYOND. In November 2013, CCA invited 18 students from Dana Hills High School’s AP Environmental Studies class to Moro Canyon, where they worked with a wildlife technician from Irvine Ranch Conservancy to learn how to […]

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Join Us for a Grand Celebration

Jan 1, 2014

JOIN US FOR A GRAND CELEBRATION MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR FEB. 1, THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED GRAND OPENING OF THE BERNS ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY LOOP AT CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK.   The day we’ve all been waiting for is just around the corner: Crystal Cove Alliance (CCA) and California State Parks are excited to announce the grand opening of […]

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SNAP at the Study Loop

Aug 1, 2013

SNAP AT THE STUDY LOOP Braille Institute students helped CCA design innovative new citizen science programs for the new Berns Environmental Study Loop.   For a group of students from the Braille Institute of Orange County, an afternoon at Crystal Cove successfully offered a crash course in acoustics, birding and sensory awareness. In late July, the students embarked on […]

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Scouting for Nature

Jul 1, 2013

Scouting for Nature From animals to nature, Girl Scouts explore Crystal Cove’s programs for earning coveted badges. This June, an excited group of fifth grade Girl Scouts from Irvine helped CCA test some activities at the new Berns Environmental Study Loop. The girls took a brisk nature walk around the loop, participating in interactive stations designed to help scouts […]

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