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Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Course Description

In 2020, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy became the newest partner organization, and the first in Orange County, to host a CalNat program. Located adjacent to Bolsa Chica State Beach (one of the most popular beaches in Southern California), the California Naturalist course at Bolsa Chica Conservancy provides an opportunity to learn in a unique and variable wetland habitat. Home to year round residents as well as migratory birds, this site is a coastal refuge for wildlife both above and below the water.

Dates: July 10 - September 24, 2023

Fees: $450, scholarships are available on a limited, first-come-first-serve basis 

Delivery Mode: Hybrid

Contact: Kirsten Haltman, kirsten@bolsachica.org 

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Organization Description: Established in 1990 by a coalition of government, community, business and environmental leaders, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy, a private, not-for-profit organization, provides services that inspire and connect all generations through community involvement and leadership in hands-on restoration and education in wetland science, watersheds, coastal ecology and environmental sustainability.