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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)
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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. 

FREE EVENT. 

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 diane@wildcoast.net.

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