Posts Tagged ‘education’

North Beach Construction Update 10-16-19

Oct 16, 2019

So far, 29 of the 46 cottages in Crystal Cove’s Historic District have been restored and turned into low-cost coastal accommodations, providing public access to the beach and allowing individuals and families the opportunity to stay overnight mere feet from the water at extremely affordable rates.  Today, 17 of the historic seaside cottages at Crystal […]

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Project Crystal

May 15, 2019

This year, fifth grade students from across Orange County are joining Crystal Cove Conservancy educators, UC Irvine scientists, and State Park land managers to investigate how to best protect and preserve threatened open spaces like Crystal Cove State Park through the Project CRYSTAL Community Science program. Project CRYSTAL – short for “Cultivating and Researching Youth […]

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New Coastal Dynamics Education Program Launches at Crystal Cove!

Mar 15, 2019

Crystal Cove State Park’s beaches are constantly changing.  As long stretches of soft sand in the summer turn into rocky, sea-glass sprinkled shores following winter waves, regular visitors know that these changes can happen very quickly.  Now, Orange County high school students are working with Crystal Cove Conservancy to not only understand the normal seasonal […]

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Intern Spotlight

May 1, 2014

Intern Spotlight FROM FRESHMEN TO SENIORS, INTERNS PLAY AN INTEGRAL ROLE IN CCA’S EFFORTS TO COMBINE CONSERVATION INITIATIVES WITH EDUCATION AT THE PARK.   Last October, CCA welcomed a team of nine students from UC Irvine’s Center for Environmental Biology, who joined the team at Crystal Cove to supplement their research and studies in informal science education that takes place outside […]

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Join CCA for SnapshotWATER

Mar 1, 2014

Join CCA for SnapshotWater THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MARCH, CRYSTAL COVE ALLIANCE IS STUDYING THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER IN THE PARK AND INVITES EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE VIA AN INNOVATIVE INSTAGRAM SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN.   Water plays a critical role in Crystal Cove’s ecosystems. In recognition of the significant role it plays, CCA is launching an […]

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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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Education Counts

Sep 1, 2013

Education Counts IN ADDITION TO UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS, CCA WORKS WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS TO CREATE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES THAT ADDRESS IMPORTANT COMMUNITY NEEDS.   Developing innovative educational solutions that address critical community needs is always top of mind for CCA, and the organizations it works with are equally dedicated to providing exciting learning experiences for students and park […]

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Underwater Wilderness

Jul 1, 2013

UNDERWATER WILDERNESS CCA protects kelp forests, reefs and more in the marine protected area of Crystal Cove. With more than 1,100 acres of pristine marine protected area (approximately one-third of the park), Crystal Cove is a hotbed of underwater activity. Since January 2012, when Crystal Cove became a designated region in which human activity is restricted in the interest of protecting ocean ecosystems, […]

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