Lens: educational, community, spiritual I had the opportunity to visit the Santa Rosa Island and stay at CI’s research station for one of my early childhood studies classes. Apparently we were the last group to visit for the season until it opens back up in the Spring. It was such a cool worthwhile experience! We […]
Recently, I visited the beach during a coastal management field trip. Our class visited The Heal the Bay Aquarium which is located underneath the iconic Santa Monica Pier. I found it to be a very interesting intersection of places: a pier, an aquarium, shops and vendors, a Ferris wheel, an outdoor gym, and more, all […]
Driving down a winding road through the mountains, we pop out of the Malibu hills to witness a 180-degree view of the coastline, aka the picturesque idea of paradise, laid right before of our eyes. Nestled between some shopping plazas and gated beach front homes, was Malibu Lagoon State Beach, also known as Surfrider Beach. […]
It was a beautiful day at the Harbor Cove Beach for a coastal cleanup. There were several events taking place that warm and sunny Saturday morning. Also people were taking part in recreational activities such as beach volleyball, obstacle courses in the sand, surfing and of course old fashioned family time in the California golden […]
There is a beach along the PCH heading towards Malibu that I frequently visit, but do not know the name of. It can be easy to miss, even if you know what to look for.
I went to Long Beach to visit the beach and Aquarium of the Pacific to learn more about the animals in the ocean. The beach is an outdoor classroom. With the diversity in the oceans off our California coast alone, there is so much to learn in order to fully understand our coasts. I focused […]
A while back I was able to go to the vast Channel Islands and go to the very place our school is named after. I went for a class trip for ESRM 328, GIS (Geographic Information System). I was able to go to specifically Santa Rosa Island, […]
Coastal Cleanup Day 2018 at Harbor Cove Beach was a wonderful experience shared among the community. I saw several volunteers on my walk to The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park. When I arrived, I was greeted by an overwhelmingly positive energy. There were many volunteers, of all ages, visiting several […]