Author Archives: Celine

Register Today for Our 22nd Annual MLK Cleanup & Planting

Saturday, January 19th from 9AM to Noon Volunteers are needed to plant over 1,000 native dune plants to increase biodiversity and protect the wintering habitat of the endangered Western snowy plover and other wildlife.  About this Event: Time: Cleanup from 9am to 10am & Planting from 10am to Noon.Where to Meet: Cleanup: At the southern end of the main parking […]

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Next Beach Cleanup: Sharp Park – Sat. January 12th

Next Sharp Park Beach Cleanup: Saturday, January 12th from 9AM to 11AM About the cleanupSite captains: Pauline, Deirdre & ReedTime: From 9am-11amWhere to Meet: At the corner of Beach Blvd and Clarendon at the start of the Levee.Parking: Street parking is free.Cleanup Areas: Volunteers clean the beach, streets, parking lots, the pier and the promenade.Supplies: Volunteers are encouraged to bring […]

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Next Beach Cleanup: Esplanade – Sat. January 19th

Next Beach Cleanup: Saturday January 19th from 9AM to 11AM About Esplanade Beach: Currently the Manor/Esplanade area and Manor bluff is one of Pacifica’s locations most in need of some love! Overlooking magnificent cliffs, magical sunsets and frequent visits by ocean life invite overnight campers. Strong winds swirl litter from the Post Office and Manor shopping center. Esplanade Beach is a natural, relatively […]

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Kelp Fun Facts

Kelp can grow to be one hundred feet tall! Kelp is a place to hide for many fishes. Kelp is food for abalones such as the California Red Abalone. Kelp forests make tons of oxygen for nearby waters. Kelp has goopy stuff called phycocolloids in its cell walls. This is what keeps it flexible and slippery! Kelp have gas-filled bladders called pneumatocysts. These bladders help hold […]

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Next Beach Cleanup: Pillar Point – Sat. January 26th

Next Beach Cleanup: Saturday, January 26, 9 AM to 11 AM About the Cleanup:Site captains: Celine, Laurel, Valerie and RyanTime: This Saturday from 9am-11am.Where to Meet: On the coastal trail by the Pillar Point RV Park (4000 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019).  This is north of Surfer Beach and South of Sam’s Chowder House.Cleanup Areas: Volunteers usually clean […]

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Next Beach Cleanup: Mussel Rock – Sat. January 26th

Next Mussel Rock Beach Cleanup: Saturday, January 26th 9AM to 11AM About the Cleanup:Site captains: Helen Nicely & Joe RectoTime: Saturday from 9am-11am, rain or shine.Where to Meet: At the Mussel Rock carpark located at the lower coastal end of Westline Drive by the second entrance to Allied Waste Transfer Station.  Drive north past the junction of Skyline Drive, avoiding […]

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