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Limpet Research

Oystercatcher Assists in Limpet Research The Living Coast was happy to assist Rachel Pound research Limpets for her Master’s thesis recently. Owl Limpets (scientific name: Lottia gigantea) are aquatic snails with broad conical shells that live on hard surfaces in intertidal zones. They are capable of locomotion instead of being permanently attached to a single spot, like barnacles or mussels. Rachel, who is studying
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Bald Eagle at the Living Coast

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) What can we say about the Bald Eagle that hasn’t already been said? This majestic eagle is both the national bird and national animal of the United States of America. The Latin name (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) refers to a white headed sea eagle, which they are. Bald Eagles have brown feathers when young and their heads and tails turn white between
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Endangered Species Day Saturday, May 16

The Living Coast Discovery Center, in partnership with the US Fish & Wildlife Service, is proud to present Endangered Species Day from Noon to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015. This is your opportunity to learn about local endangered species like our Eastern Pacific Green Sea Turtles and Light-footed Ridgway’s Rails (formerly Clapper Rails), be encouraged by success stories like our Bald Eagle,
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Getting The Most Out Of Summer Day Camps

Five secrets for getting the most out of Summer Day Camps at the Living Coast Summer day camps are great for busy parents who need a smart solution to ‘summer break’ that keeps their kids active and engaged.  Educational nature camps are fun and exciting for kids who love the outdoors as they keep young minds absorbing information while school’s out. At the Living
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Summer Camp Early Bird Discounts End 4-26-15!

The last day to take advantage of an Early Bird Discount for Summer Camps at the Living Coast is Sunday, April 26, 2015. Early Bird Discounts are a tradition at the Living Coast and they’re the best way to save money and reserve space for your young Biologist. We have half-day camps for Pre-K and Kinder (ages 4-6); full & half day camps for
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Spring Day Camp 2015 Highlights

Spring Day Camps a Success! Here are just some of the highlights and photos (left and below) of our recent Spring Day Camps at the Living Coast Discovery Center.  Thanks to all the little biologists who came out to learn fun things about the animals, plants and habitats of San Diego Bay. Thanks also to the parents, guardians and grandparents who brought their kids
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