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Arroyo Grande museum to give up-close look at watershed, marine life

Central Coast Salmon Enhancement, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring and educating the public about the Arroyo Grande Creek ecosystem, is in the process of building a Watershed Education Center that will give kids and families an opportunity to explore the important local ecosystem, complete with different types of fish and marine life.

Environment

Dolphin swims up and splashes Morro Bay surfer

While surfing in Morro Bay on July 30, 2016, Atascadero resident Pat Pemberton had a close encounter with a trio of dolphins — and, lucky for us, he got video of it. Watch as one of the dolphins swims underneath him, then splashes his surfboard with its tail.

Videos

An outing with Cal Poly marine biology students

Students studying marine sciences at Cal Poly will now have the opportunity to enroll in its new degree program, starting in the fall. Here, Cal Poly marine biology students conduct research in Morro Bay.
Courtesy of Cal Poly
An outing with Cal Poly marine biology students 0:29

An outing with Cal Poly marine biology students

Dolphin swims up and splashes Morro Bay surfer 0:30

Dolphin swims up and splashes Morro Bay surfer

Protecting oak trees: Lessons learned from Santa Barbara County 2:28

Protecting oak trees: Lessons learned from Santa Barbara County

How the dredging of Laguna Lake could work 1:44

How the dredging of Laguna Lake could work