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April 13, 2012

Meet Your New Underwater Parks Event - Encinitas, CA.

Marine Protected Areas
Swamis, Encinitas.

WiLDCOAST conservation team invites you to learn more about the newly established Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in San Diego.

What are Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)? Where are they located? Why do we have them? How can we use them? Learn all you need to know about California’s new underwater parks that went into effect on January 1st, 2012.

Special guest speaker Dr. Octavio Aburto from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography will discuss “Cabo Pulmo: Marine Protected Area Success Story.” 

Sunday April 15, from 10:300 AM to 12:PM at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center 1140 Oakcrest Parks Drive Encinitas, CA 92024

10:30 AM- San Diego Marine Protected Areas 101

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


Bring your family and friends for a day of learning, and chance to win a kayak tour in La Jolla’s MPA!

For more information on the event, or on MPAs, please contact WiLDCOAST’s Conservation Program Coordinator Diane Castaneda at or at (619) 423-8665 ext. 207.