Sapphire’s First Month at the Living Coast Discovery Center

Sapphire the Loggerhead Sea Turtle is doing well in her new home at the Living Coast Discovery Center.  In fact, we’re celebrating our first month together this Monday (Oct. 27, 2014). If you want to know how she got here, and why she came, here is a brief look at her trip from Sapphire Key in Florida to the Shark and Ray exhibit at
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Owl-O-Ween Otc. 26th

Nothing’s as spooky as Owl-O-Ween at the Living Coast Discovery Center. And by spooky, we mean cute! Help us celebrate everything October and everything Owl –after hours — on Sunday, October 26th from 5:00-8:00 p.m.  Join us — in the dark! — for fun, exciting, and educational adventures for the whole family. Wear a costume, or just comfortable clothes, and join us for… Cool Halloween-Themed
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Thanksgiving Camps

School out for Thanksgiving but work isn’t? The Living Coast Discovery Center offers one-, two-, or three-day Thanksgiving Camps from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Nov. 24-26 (the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving). Your kids will make friends, discover nature, track wildlife on the marsh, explore life under the microscope, feed sharks and meet birds, reptiles and sea turtles up-close – all in
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Family Overnight at the Living Coast Oct. 25-26

Join us for Mysterious Midnight on the Marsh, a Family Overnight event at the Living Coast Discovery Center from October 25-26, 2014.  Mysterious Midnight on the Marsh is a fun, safe and educational event for the whole family. This Halloween-themed event includes spooky animal encounters, night hikes through the marsh, a mysterious treasure hunt, creepy snacks and much more. All Family Overnight adventures feature: late night
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Join us for Animals on the Bay Day Sunday, Oct. 12

Animals on the Bay Day is a Free Community event at the Living Coast Discovery Center sponsored by the Unified Port of San Diego.  Animals on the Bay Day celebrates all the unique Animals that call San Diego Bay home. As the only organization that showcases these animals on San Diego Bay, the Living Coast Discovery Center is the place to be on Sunday,
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Living Coast Discovery Center Anticipates Arrival Of Newest Coastal Wildlife Ambassador: Endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtle

With the Help of FedEx, Rehabilitated turtle from Florida Keys, Finds “Forever Home” at Zoo/Aquarium on San Diego Bay Living Coast Discovery Center To learn more about how you can support our newest ambassador and the Living Coast Discovery Center,  please visit  http://www.thelivingcoast.org/about-us/get-involved/donate/ CHULA VISTA, CALIF. (SEPT. 24, 2014) – The Living Coast Discovery Center, a nonprofit zoo and aquarium on San Diego Bay
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San Diego’s and the Living Coast Discovery Center’s newest jewel

San Diego’s and the Living Coast Discovery Center’s newest jewel: Sapphire the Loggerhead Sea Turtle In September, 2014, the Living Coast Discovery Center takes over the care of a Loggerhead Sea Turtle. Sapphire was rescued – twice! – by The Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys. She has had at least one encounter with a boat propeller and will now call the Living Coast Discovery
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Happy Hatching Day Saturday, Oct. 4th

Help us celebrate the fifth anniversary of the hatching of our four Eastern Pacific Green Sea Turtles at the Living Coast Discovery Center. Our four male turtles were discovered, as eggs, at another aquatic park in San Diego and entrusted to us to  raise. The Hatching Day festivities will take place all day but we’ll serve special Hatching Day Cakes (one for the turtles
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Living Coast Discovery Center welcomes Kevin Six

Hi.  I’m Kevin, the newly-minted Communications & Guest Experience Specialist at the Living Coast Discovery Center.  One of the things I’ve been tasked with is spreading the word via the LCDC Blog, so I’m writing a post about our newest employee – me. I am a native San Diegan with lots of experience in marketing, social media and nonprofit management.  Oh, and I absolutely
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Don’t Miss “Splash of Color”

Opening March 29, 2014 at the Living Coast Discovery Center Unique creatures and striking photography create a  vivid display of color at the Living Coast Discovery Center!