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January 29, 2012

Meet Your New Underwater Parks! [Free Event, February 4th]

Join us to celebrate our new Marine Protected Areas on February 4th (MPAs)

Come “Meet Your New Underwater Parks”

Saturday February 4th from 10 AM – 1 PM at the Tijuana River Estuary Visitor Center -- 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA 91932.

Join WiLDCOAST and The Tijuana River Estuary to learn more about our new Marine Protected Areas in San Diego, and take a guided nature walk through the estuary to better understand its connection to the ocean. Special guest speaker Dr. Octavio Aburto from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography will discuss “Cabo Pulmo: Marine Protected Area Success Story.” 

10 AM- San Diego Marine Protected Areas 101

11 AM - Cabo Pulmo: Marine Protected Area Success Story. 

12 PM - Tijuana River Estuary Nature Walk. Learn about the importance of the estuary to ocean connection. 


Bring your family and friends for a day of learning, exploring and chances to win cool prizes like: surfing lessons, kayak tours and tickets to the Birch Aquarium. 

For more information on the event, or on MPAs, please contact WiLDCOAST’s Conservation Program Coordinator Diane Castaneda at

Special thanks to Dr. Octavio Aburto and Dana Roeber Murray for providing us with their wonderful underwater images.