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  • Natural Perspectives: Touring the Pacific Marine Mammal Center

    Natural Perspectives: Touring the Pacific Marine Mammal Center
    The experts tell us that the ocean is now in a La Niņa condition. So instead of being warm, like last winter during the El Niņo, the ocean has cooled below normal. That's the explanation that we're getting for this summer of no summer. A La Niņa condition bodes for a dry winter as well.
  • Natural Perspectives: A lucky whale-watching trip indeed

    A year ago, Vic and I went whale-watching with the Orange County chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology on one of Capt. Dave Anderson's Dolphin Safari cruises out of Dana Point Harbor. It was the best whale-watching trip we had ever been on. When...

    Natural Perspectives: Survey turns into a sea lion rescue

    Last Thursday morning, I led a crew of 12 newly hired corps members from the Orange County Conservation Corps on a wildlife survey of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. The corps members use checklists and photo identification sheets to identify a number...

    The Coastal Gardener: Create the garden you've always wanted

    The Coastal Gardener: Create the garden you've always wanted
      In about an hour I am visiting a friend's garden in Newport Beach. I've never seen his garden, but after knowing him for a few years I certainly have a picture in my head of what I think it will be like. My friend is a landscape water conservation...

    Natural Perspectives: Curious corp members marvel at wildlife

    Today is the autumnal equinox, the time of year when the sun is halfway between the summer and winter solstices. As we head into autumn, the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is showing clear signs that summer is over. I was there last Thursday with yet...