Category Archives: PBC

The Penny Keating Education Fund

This year, we are honoring long-standing PBC member, volunteer, and site captain, Penny Keating by naming our Education Fund after her. Would like to say more about Penny and her contributions here if either of you have info/suggestions. Help Local Schools: Be A Sponsor Donate to support our programs for children of all ages to be guided by a Naturalist […]

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Success At Tide Pool Walk-Through & Nudibranch Hunt!

So much success and fun at the Nudibranch hunt on November 23! Four nudibranch species were discovered this day including Hilton’s aeolid (eats other nudibranchs), Spotted dorid (long orange one that we saw several of), Dendronotus subramosus or Stubby dendronotid, San Diego dorid ( large off-white one with dots that was laying eggs)! Thank you to our participants for also […]

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A Look back at 2022: PBC’s SUCCESSES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

On behalf of PBC, we want to wish each of you the happiest of holidays and a happy New Year! Our hearts are full of gratitude and joy for this year’s fruitful beach cleanups, habitat restorations, and other volunteer events, and we are endlessly inspired by our members, volunteers, and junior active members. We are also amazed at the success […]

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Street to Beach Cleanups – Volunteer Today!

Take Care of the Ocean from Your Street and Local Neighborhood! Our goal is to get as many Earth Heroes as possible to cleanup a location of their liking and inspiring others. So, are you ready to make a difference and join our latest cleanup program? What are the “Street to Beach” cleanups? Simply put, it is a cleanup done […]

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NEW DRAFT: Celebrate Our 25th Anniversary. It’s the Season of Giving!

Thank you for being on this journey with us. Highlights from this year: Earth Day of Action became Earth Month with 288 cleanups done all over the West Coast by 868 volunteers Coastal Cleanup Day engaged 811 volunteers who removed 1,623 pounds of landfill trash, 265 pounds of recyclables, 380 pounds of green waste, and more than 13,829 cigarette butts! Butt Blitz happened for the 3rd year and engaged Earth Heroes to pick […]

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Earth Honoree of the Year: Mission Blue Butterfly

About The Mission Blue Butterfly With most of its grassland habitat lost to development, the Mission Blue (Icaricia icarioides missionensis) became one of the first insects added to the Federal Endangered Species List in 1976, and is protected under the Endangered Species Act. How to Recognize a Mission Blue On the upper side of the wings, the adult female is […]

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