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.
Guess who paid a visit to our booth at farmers market last Thursday, July 17?
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.”
This 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…)
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.
This 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…)