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Are You Smarter Than a Dunes Center Student?

i Dec 3rd l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

DSC_0864 croped 700 300Students in the Dunes Center’s after school program have been learning all about rocks. They have been expanding their science knowledge and applying it to our local natural areas. (more…)

New Pathway at the Guadalupe Native Plant Garden

i Nov 22nd l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

Garden 700x260When coming to the Dunes Center you might be pleasantly surprised to know we have a native plant garden in the heart of Guadalupe! Located on 7th Street and Campodonico Ave, the garden is home to many beautiful native plants and the insects, spiders and butterflies that call the coastal ecosystem home. (more…)

Make a Difference Day at the Dunes Center

i Nov 8th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

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On Saturday, October 26th, people rose around the nation with the intention to make positive changes in local communities. On this national day of service, Make a Difference Day, the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center hosted twenty volunteers who set out to give the natural history museum a fresh face. (more…)

Arthropods Explored!

i Aug 22nd l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

The Dunes Center is “buzzing” with excitement for the new summer program about Arthropods. Arthropods are all those lovely animals with exoskeletons and joint appendages that we depend on so much to keep our ecosystem healthy and prosperous. This summer students in our programs are learning about bees, butterflies, ants, spiders and even dung beetles to truly understand their importance to our local ecosystems. (more…)

New Kiosk Highlights the Benefits of Guadalupe’s Native Garden

i Apr 17th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

On Tuesday, April 17th the Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center in collaboration with State Parks and the City of Guadalupe, installed an information kiosk in the Native Plant Garden located at Campodonico and 7th Streets in Guadalupe. (more…)

Huell Howser Memorial Hike

i Feb 9th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

Approximately 75 people attended the Huell Howser Memorial Hike last Saturday, February 9th at Oso Flaco Lake and a good time was had by everyone! Participants were led by two docents through Oso Flaco Lake and out to the dunes. Hikers also signed a card for a new organization called Huell Ventures that is seeking to celebrate all of the sites that Huell Howser visited. (more…)