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Volunteer Spotlight: Terry Hill

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

Article By: Eric Paquette Each quarter, we like to shine the light on a volunteer who goes above and beyond the call of duty here at the Bolsa Chica Conservancy. Volunteers are the bread and butter of a non-profit organization, and without their can-do attitudes it would prove impossible for ...

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Science Word of the Season: Point Source vs Nonpoint Source Pollution

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

Article by: Ian McGregor The presence of pollution is, unfortunately, not an uncommon occurrence at Bolsa Chica. Though we are spared the big pollution events such as the recent oil spill in Santa Barbara, the animals and plants here still have to contend with a lot of trash that flows ...

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Boeing Visits Bolsa

Posted on: Aug 23, 2016 / Conservator Q3 2016-Events-Highlights-News / 0 COMMENTS

Article By: Eric Paquette & Grace Adams In celebration of its 100th year anniversary, the Boeing Co. and 120 of its employees celebrated it with a day of service at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. On July 30th, Boeing employees gathered at the Conservancy’s Interpretive Center parking lot to commence ...

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Pacific Coast Dreamin’ Barefoot Ball to Benefit the Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Posted on: Jul 17, 2016 / Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

Over the past 26 years, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy has successfully raised more than $2 million. The funds raised have enabled the Conservancy to continue our vital, long-term study and quest for environmental education and conservation. The Conservancy hopes that you will join us in raising money to expand our programs that have benefited more ...

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Jammin’ at the Jetty – Surfing for Conservation

Posted on: Jul 15, 2016 / Education-Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

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AES Delivers A Surge Of Energy To The BCC

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016 / Conservator Q2 2016-Education-Events-Highlights-News / 0 COMMENTS

By Donna Starr Small non-profit groups like the Bolsa Chica Conservancy (BCC) depend highly on their community of volunteers and partners. One such partnership that shines brightly is with the alliance between the BCC and AES Huntington Beach. Led by their President , Weikko Wirta, AES has helped fuel many ...

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Waterways Without Waste Makes A Clean Sweep Of The Wintersburg Channel

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016 / Conservator Q2 2016-Education-Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

By Jei Florentino   In the winter, we launched the Conservancy’s Waterways Without Waste program, which involves our partnership with the OC Public Works’ Adopt-A-Channel program. This partnership includes the adoption of the Wintersburg Channel, starting with a one mile stretch of concrete-lined flood control channel in Orange County. Our ...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rachael Lyons

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016 / Conservator Q2 2016-Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

By Leary Salupen Volunteers make up the backbone of the Bolsa Chica Conservancy and we depend on them, not only for their dedication, time, and financial support, but also for their individual talents and selflessness. The staff at the Conservancy lean on their volunteers and without them, our non-profit simply ...

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One If By Land, Two If By Sea

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016 / Conservator Q2 2016-Education-Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

By Eric Paquette   Look there in the water, it’s a bird! It’s a fish! It’s a Bolsa Chica Conservancy volunteer! For one day each month since November, Bolsa Chica Conservancy volunteers have gathered together with one mission in mind: to remove trash and debris from areas that are not ...

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Earth Month At The Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016 / Conservator Q2 2016-Education-Events-News / 0 COMMENTS

By Eric Paquette As you know, Earth Day was on Friday April 22nd this year, but here at the Bolsa Chica Conservancy we celebrated Earth Day every day in April! Volunteers showed their love of the Earth and the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve by helping out Conservancy staff members with ...

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