Intern Program Provides Important Experiences for College Students

i Jan 10th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

interns2014 700x300It is incredible to see how our intern program has grown. Since its establishment, the focus of the intern program was to introduce local college students to the importance of environment education of young students and provide skills that will make them stronger members of the professional community. (more…)

A Successful Trees of the Season

i Dec 21st l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

DSC_1008On the night of December 6th, friends and families filled the Dunes Center for Trees of the Season, an end of the year event to raise funds for the following year’s nature education programs. Generous supporters sponsored twenty four beautifully decorated trees and wreaths, accompanied with presents donated by businesses from around the Central Coast. Guests enjoyed bacon wrapped shrimp, taquitos, and other delicious treats that were donated by local restaurants. (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…)

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…)