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Do You Heart Bolsa Chica

Posted on: Apr 23, 2018 / Events-Highlights-News / 0 COMMENTS

  Where Does Your Heart Live?   We all share a fondness for the Bolsa Chica wetlands. We love it for different reasons – some jog on the trails, others pull iceplant to make way for native plants, or many simply stroll through to take in its beauty. Whatever your ...

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Go Above and Beyond – Become an EONS Volunteer

Posted on: Mar 26, 2018 / Events-Highlights-News / 0 COMMENTS

Come Join Us During the Nesting Season at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands! EONS is a public education and outreach program integrating wildlife observation and monitoring of the endangered California Least Tern and threatened Western Snowy Plover nest sites at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. Volunteers participate in active data collection ...

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Celebrate Earth Day at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands! | Saturday, April 14, 2018

Posted on: Mar 26, 2018 / Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

The Bolsa Chica Earth Day Festival offers free family fun for everyone! Visitors will have the opportunity to touch a live snake, count migrating birds, learn about pollution, test the water, and much more! Alongside a multitude of educational activity booths, the festival will also include a jump tent, food ...

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Expert Talk Series “Penquin Etiquette (and other things I learned in Antarctica” with Chris Epting | April 22, 2018

Posted on: Mar 26, 2018 / Events-Highlights-News / 0 COMMENTS

Synopsis Expanding our reach to bring you topics on ocean connectivity, award-winning author Chris Epting will return on Earth Day to talk about the magnificent Emperor Penguins. Designed for children and adults alike, Epting will enthrall you with stories about an unforgettable trip he and his then teenage daughter took ...

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ExperTalk Series: “Sharks, the Myth of the Monster”

Posted on: Jun 26, 2017 / Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

Synopsis: The shark, the myth, the legend. Sharks have existed for millions of years and are generally misunderstood and demonized. For many years they have been dwindling in numbers; some have been pushed to near extinction, in part due to human hostility, illegal fishing and hunting for fins and teeth. ...

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July 4th Champagne Brunch to Support Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Posted on: Jun 14, 2017 / Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

Local downtown Huntington Beach eatery hosts the Bolsa Chica Conservancy, a local conservation group, to raise money for wetland ecology education programs and habitat restoration initiatives at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.   July 4th Brunch at Fred’s Mexican Café Kick off your 4th of July with an all-you-can-eat brunch ...

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ExperTalk Series: “Raptors of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands”

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017 / Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

Synopsis: The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve provides a unique habitat for many flora and fauna species, some more common than others. Rich in food sources and an excellent climate, Bolsa Chica hosts many birds of prey, also known as raptors. A variety of hawks, falcons, kites and owls call the ...

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ExperTalk Series: December 8th, 2016 – 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Posted on: Nov 09, 2016 / Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

  Synopsis: The Western Pond Turtle (Actinemys marmorata), is native to Southern California. They are typically found in aquatic habitats, such as marshes, ponds, lakes, and streams. They favor areas that contain large numbers of emergent logs or boulders where they will congregate to bask. Due to California’s summer months, ...

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ExperTalk Series: October 6, 2016 – 4:30pm to 6pm

Posted on: Sep 09, 2016 / Education-Events / 0 COMMENTS

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An Elegant Summer

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016 / Conservator Q3 2016-Education-News / 0 COMMENTS

Photos and Article By: Peter Knapp Anyone visiting the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve the past three months has been treated to continuous aerial displays of white birds with black headdresses, heading for the open ocean and returning with fish. The Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans) has been nesting here in numbers ...

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