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Giving Tuesday 2018

5 Festive Ways to Support Native Wildlife

5 Festive Ways to Support Native Wildlife  at Living Coast Discovery Center 1) Make a List and Check it Twice The animals that call the Living Coast home need your help! Your gift can purchase food, animal care equipment, specialized veterinary care, and more for our animal ambassadors that cannot be released into the wild. Check out our Animal Wish List!  2) Stuff Stockings
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Bats in San Diego

Bat Week | Bats in San Diego   Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly like a bird?  Well, birds aren’t the only flying animals we see in the sky.  At dusk and throughout the night until dawn, the owls aren’t the only ones awake!  They share the sky with a truly unique nocturnal mammal that most people know of but
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Caring for Caracara

By Lindsay Bradshaw, Animal Care Manager  Kuzco came to us from Sky Hunters, a raptor rehabilitation center in Alpine, Calif.  He is a Northern crested caracara, and the newest member to our avian family here at the Living Coast.  He had an injury to one of his wings, making full flight difficult and rendering him non-releasable. Sometimes just called a Northern caracara or crested caracara,
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New High Usage Electricity Charge

New High Usage Electricity Charge A state-mandated High Usage Charge went into effect on November 1, 2017.  This charge will apply to electricity use that is more than four times the amount of Baseline Allowance. How Much Is It? The High Usage Charge is a higher price per kilowatt-hour above tier 2.  What should you do? Know Your Baseline Baseline Allowance is the amount
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Food & Fun at Farm to Bay 2016

With 40 food and beverage partners from across San Diego County, animal encounters throughout the evening, and a zero-waste event goal, Farm to Bay is our biggest fundraiser of the year. But don’t take our word for it, we found this beautifully-crafted blog from Baby Bird’s Farm and Cocina to give a foodie perspective. This blog is from Farm to Bay 2016, and acts as a great representation
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These 5 Bee-haviors Save Bees

These 5 Bee-haviors Save Bees By Elizabeth Argyle If you like chocolate, coffee, or produce, then you like bees! Bees belong to a group of animals called ‘pollinators’, which includes bats, hummingbirds, and insects that assist in plant reproduction by carrying pollen from one plant to another. Pollinators are responsible for the production of approximately 1/3 of the food on our plates. Populations of bees and other pollinators
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