Dana Point Ocean Institute Snapshot CA Coast Tidepool Hike Saturday June 8 2019

Tide pools Courtesy of Ocean-Institute.org

Dana Point Ocean Institue Snapshot California Tidepool Hike Saturday June 8 2019.
This is a Dana Point Family Friendly Community Engagement Event!

Ocean Institute Citizen Scientists Event at 9:30am-12:30pm.

The Ocean Institute will be participating in the 2019 Snapshot Cal Coast as part of the MPA Collaborative led by the California Academy of Sciences.

Snapshot Cal Coast is a statewide effort to document our coastal biodiversity through the observation, recording, and identification of the organisms inhabiting intertidal zones.

Join in as we hike down to the Dana Point State Marine Conservation Area and explore the tide pools to document as many species of plants and animals we can see!

Please note check-in will begin at 9:00 am

Register at Event Brite.

$10.00 per person*
*Must be at least 5 years old; minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Includes admission to the Ocean Institute for the date of the event and an Ocean Institute drawstring back-pack.

Additional Information:

Shoes: please wear sturdy, closed-toed, closed-heeled shoes.
The Marine Protected Area is slippery and rocky; hiking boots are highly recommended.
Sandals of any kind are not permitted.

Dress: Please dress in layers. A light sweater, hat, and sunscreen are highly recommended.

What to bring:

Refillable water bottle
Camera (optional)
Smartphone with the iNaturalist App downloaded

iNaturalist Getting Started Page is Online

Free Parking.

The Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive in Dana Point

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