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Dunes Center’s education program

i Jul 28th l 1 Comment 3 by Dunes Center

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Fourteen children grade three to five sat in groups of three or four in a bright, white classroom whose double door’s glass overlooked a beautiful yard. It was a special day for them, not only because the weather was perfect for outdoor activities, but also because it was the last day they got to see their lovely teacher Emily Schriver.

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You won’t believe who visited us at farmers’ market last Thursday

i Jul 22nd l 1 Comment 3 by Dunes Center

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Guess who paid a visit to our booth at farmers market last Thursday, July 17?

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The Dunes Center at Farmers’ Market: The Booth of Fun

i Jul 13th l 2 Comments 3 by Dunes Center

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Three things children love about farmers’ market: the bounce house, the food, and the Dunes Center.

No little boy or girl could resist combing the Dunes Center’s real animal furs with their little fingers. Some four-year-olds even clutched at the skunk fur with determined eyes that seemed to suggest “this is mine.”

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Dunes In Bloom: Western Yarrow

i Jul 10th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

western yarrow 700x300This month we are celebrating the local Western Yarrow, Achillea millefolium a member of the Sunflower Family.

The western yarrow is a diminutive gray- to green-leaved (more…)

Volunteer’s Day: Say Goodbye to Kyleigh

i Jul 6th l 2 Comments 3 by Dunes Center
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AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator Kyleigh Rogers is rock-painting at the Dunes Center’s volunteer meeting.

 

Some people work for the money. Some others work for the power and the fame.

Here at the Dunes Center, many people work hard for the preservation of nature without asking for anything in return.

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Dunes in Bloom: Silver Dune Lupine

i Jun 28th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

sliver dune lupine 700x300This month we will be highlighting the Sliver Dune Lupine, Lupinus chamissonis, a beautiful flower that blooms through out the coastal regions.

The lupine is a familiar flower seen throughout California.  It is a part of the pea family (more…)