|"Placopecten magellanicus" by Dann Blackwood, USGS - Stellwagen bank. Wikimedia Commons.|
Say hi to your new neighbors! These special residents of Newport Bay have been around for a long time but you might not know about them...until now. Newport's Eelgrass and Its Residents is a series of posts exploring different species living within the eelgrass meadows here in Newport. First up, Speckled Scallops.Read more
We know that we can’t do it alone, and so we work with and engage local businesses in the preservation and protection of our most precious resource - water.
Last week we joined Edwards Lifesciences and Levi Strauss to clean up Aliso Beach and San Clemente Beach. We talked the talk, walked the walk and cleaned the beach to show how much beautiful beaches and clean water mean to businesses in Orange County.Read more
I know what you are thinking: wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to identify potential eelgrass restoration sites? Okay maybe it’s not top of your mind, but after volunteering with us on our Eelgrass Restoration Project, that was top of the mind for a local Orange County eighth grader, Benjamin Chang.