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California Coast: Whale World! (Part II)


It’s a spectacular year for whale sightings off the California Coast, with blue whales and humpbacks in abundance. Why are they here in such large numbers, and how can we best experience them? We continue our discussion with Mary Jane

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California Coast: Whale World! (Part I)


One of the best shows of summer can be found right off the California coast with an abundance of whales visiting our shores. Mary Jane Schramm is co-author of the book “West Coast Whale Watching” and is media and public

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Engaging the Public, Protecting the Coast, and Capturing the Moment


The California Coastal Commission Public Education Program engages the public in coastal protection and restoration activities and increases the public’s understanding about California’s marine resources. Sylvie Lee, Public Education Program Coordinator, tells us about the Coastal Commission’s many outreach programs

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