Blog Archives

Get Into Your Sanctuary!

get-into-your-sanctuary-300-2

Kayaking! Diving! Surfing! Wildlife watching! June is the month to explore your national marine sanctuary. Make a splash in the four off California: Greater Farallones, Cordell Bank, Monterey Bay and Channel Islands national marine sanctuaries. Bill Douros, West Coast Regional

Posted in Fishing, Marine Animals, National Marine Sanctuaries, Ocean Photography, Surfing Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cowabunga! Surf History!

surfing-300

Duke Kahanamoku, Gidget, Beach Boys, Dick Dale and the Endless Summer — how much do you know about surfing’s history? We talk with Jane Schmauss, Co-founder, California Surf Museum, about surfing’s roots in California, surfers’ connection to the ocean, and what you

Posted in Surfing Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ocean and Coastal Photo Contest Winners

tyophotocontest-300

The power of a breaching whale, the luminous mystery of Morro Bay at sunrise, the quiet drama of a surfing memorial and a startling seafloor surprise—all are captured by photographers in the 16th Annual Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest.

Posted in Environmental Education, Marine Animals, Ocean Photography, Surfing Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Crazy Days of Summer Ocean Fun!

nms

Summer and ocean fun go together. Whether it’s in the ocean, at an aquarium, or at home reading a book, the ocean and its critters provide entertainment, fascination, and just plain fun! We talk with Claire Fackler, National Education Liaison

Posted in Environmental Education, Ocean Photography, Surfing Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Surfing in California

surfing-in-ca

Matt McClain with the Surfrider Foundation talks about surfing in California and it’s history of ocean sport and stewardship. (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock) For more information, please visit: Surfrider Foundation Mavericks – the Wave Beyond Surfline – Know Before You

Posted in Ocean Health, Surfing