Educational Resources

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” el_class=”justify”][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1087″ img_size=”large” el_class=”header_image_border”][vc_custom_heading text=”MPA Educational Materials” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class=”justify”]Orange County Marine Protected Area has developed several brochures to help students, tidepoolers, boaters and anglers interpret marine protected areas in Orange County. Materials include: guide to identifying local intertidal species, brochures to help beach visitors understand MPA boundaries, and signs at every MPA beach entrance to educate visitors about the Good Tidepooler Rules.

We encourage all visitors to use these materials to learn about marine protected areas and the wildlife that inhabits them.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1555″ img_size=”” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”A Guide to Tidepool Exploration in Orange County” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text el_class=”justify”]Use this visual guide to explore Orange County Tidepools. Learn “The Good Tidepooler Rules” as well information about Tidepools, Marine Protected Areas, Tides, and what organisms you are likely to see.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Download PDF” style=”custom” custom_background=”#fa8322″ custom_text=”#ffffff” link=”url:%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F04%2FOCMPAC-A-Guide-to-Tide-Pool-Exploration-in-Orange-COunty-Marine-Protected-Areas.pdf|||rel:nofollow” el_class=”ocmpac_button” css=”.vc_custom_1581916010217{margin-right: 20px !important;}”][vc_btn title=”View Online” style=”custom” custom_background=”#fa8322″ custom_text=”#ffffff” link=”url:%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F04%2FOCMPAC-A-Guide-to-Tide-Pool-Exploration-in-Orange-COunty-Marine-Protected-Areas.pdf||target:%20_blank|” el_class=”ocmpac_button”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator color=”custom” accent_color=”#0393a3″ css=”.vc_custom_1524181401114{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1568″ img_size=”” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image” css=”.vc_custom_1524241397095{border-radius: 1px !important;}” el_class=”mpaBrochure”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”A Guide to Orange County Marine Protected Areas” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text el_class=”justify”]A map of Orange County Marine Protected Areas. Use this guide to learn the rules and regulations of Orange County, including where and how fishing is permitted.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Download PDF” style=”custom” custom_background=”#fa8322″ custom_text=”#ffffff” link=”url:%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F04%2FOCMPAC-MPA-Brochure.pdf|||rel:nofollow” el_class=”ocmpac_button” css=”.vc_custom_1581916042305{margin-right: 20px !important;}”][vc_btn title=”View Online” style=”custom” custom_background=”#fa8322″ custom_text=”#ffffff” link=”url:%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F04%2FOCMPAC-MPA-Brochure.pdf||target:%20_blank|” el_class=”ocmpac_button”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator color=”custom” accent_color=”#0393a3″ css=”.vc_custom_1524181401114{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/xB_yqcfN7DE” el_width=”90″ align=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”The California MPA Network: Safeguarding an Underwater Wilderness” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text el_class=”justify”]California’s marine protected areas (MPAs) are home to a breathtaking diversity of ocean and estuarine habitats and species. Watch this video to learn how MPAs work, the resources they protect, and the people on the front lines working to make them a success.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_separator color=”custom” accent_color=”#0393a3″ css=”.vc_custom_1524181401114{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Between a Rock and a Hard Place” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Pre-trip video to give information about tidepools.

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