Photo Credit: Cristiane Livsey

**The following information was taken directly from the California Academy of Sciences Snapshot Cal Coast 2017 Events page which should considered the most up-to-date and accurate. Please use this post as a reference and checkout more information at Snapshot Cal Coast**

Below is a list of bioblitz events being held for Snapshot Cal Coast 2017, by county.

There are a wide variety of habitats being surveyed, including tidepools, sandy beaches, docks, and dunes; next to the location is an indicator of what habitats are included in the event.

Events open to the public have links associated with them – follow the link to find out more information about when the bioblitz is happening, where to meet, what to bring, and please be sure to sign up if the organizers are asking for registration.

Del Norte County

  • Pyramid Point: tidepools
  • Pyramid Point: sandy beach

Humboldt County

  • Old Home Beach: tidepools

Sonoma County

  • Salt Point: tidepools (day 1)
  • Salt Point: tidepools (day 2)
  • Coleman Beach: tidepools
  • Bodega Bay survey by boat: bay/marine
  • Bodega Bay: docks
  • Doran Beach: sandy beach, rocky jetty, bay

Marin County

San Francisco Bay

San Francisco

San Mateo

Santa Cruz


  • Point Piños: tidepools
  • Point Lobos: tidepools

Los Angeles


San Diego

  • Swami’s: tidepools
  • Scripps Pier (day 1)
  • Scripps Pier (day 2)
  • Sweetwater Marsh NWR: marsh