Tag Archives: adaptation

How the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Study Ocean Toxicity | Tending Nature | Season 1 | Episode 1

December 8th, 2020

Near the Oregon border, the Tolowa Dee-ni’ are actively engaged in scientific research and conducting habitat assessments on declining smelt and mussel populations. When gathering mussels, they follow specific rules on the size and number to gather to ensure the species’ survival. Want to learn more? Watch more Tending Nature at http://www.kcet.org/shows/tending-nature

S1 E1: Protecting the Coast with the Tolowa Dee-ni’

December 8th, 2020

Today many California coastal ecosystems are under threat from human caused toxification of our oceans caused by industrial and residential development. This episode journeys to the Smith River near the Oregon border to discover how the Tolowa Dee-ni’ are reviving traditional harvesting of shellfish such as mussels, and in the process, working with state agencies […]

A Kayak Adventure though Point Lobos State Marine Reserve

December 6th, 2020

Join California State Parks Interpretive Ranger Daniel in his kayak as he paddles in Whaler’s Cove, part of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. We’ll learn about marine protected areas (MPAs) and the plant and animals species that live in, on, and under the water in Point Lobos. Visit our website at www.ports-ca.us to learn more […]

Seacliff State Beach Tide Pool Exploration and Craft!

December 3rd, 2020

Join California State Parks Interpretive Ranger Pravina at Seacliff State Beach in Santa Cruz, California. Explore the tide pool ecosystem and follow along as we make a tide pool craft project. Visit our website http://www.ports-ca.us to learn more about California State Parks’ PORTS Home Learning Programs. Follow us on social media @PORTSprogram to become an […]

Marine Mammal Adaptations at MacKerricher State Park

December 3rd, 2020

Join California State Parks Interpretive Ranger Kat at MacKerricher State Park to learn about marine mammal adaptations and marine protected areas. Learn about how harbor seals are uniquely adapted to their marine environment and what you can do to protect these incredible animals. Visit our website http://www.ports-ca.us to learn more about California State Parks’ PORTS […]