Spring Field Trips In the Dunes

i May 20th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

Jules Leading Students 201405Spring has been packed with field trips to Oso Flaco Lake. On these field trips, students explore various habitats; from plants in the riparian causeway, to unique birds on the lake, and even life on the beach. (more…)

Dunes In Bloom: California Barberry

i May 9th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

barberry 4 700x300This month we are highlighting the California Barberry(Berberis pinnata Lagasca). The California Barberry grows along rocky slopes and coastal bluffs in the coastal scrub, chaparral, woodlands and forests below 4000 ft. It can be found as far north as Oregon and as far south as Baja California. (more…)

Orchid Show is Huge Success!

i May 9th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

IMG_1782 cropped700x300The Dunes Center was again honored this year as the benefactor for the Central Coast Orchid Show hosted by the Five Cities Orchid Society. Friday night, Dunes Center supporters and orchid enthusiasts join to get the first look of the orchid show and raise money for the Dunes Center. Preview benefit attendees were welcomed by Moses and his sphinx as they walked into the Hollywood inspired evening. An enticing silent auction and delicious food made the night a glowing success. (more…)

Dunes In Bloom: California Poppy

i Apr 4th l No Comments 3 by Dunes Center

california poppiesCalifornia Poppies are here! There are blooming in and around the dunes. (more…)

Images of America: Guadalupe Released!

i Apr 4th l Comments Off 3 by Dunes Center

DSC_0284700x300The long awaited, Images of America: Guadalupe was released this past Saturday at the Dunes Center. A reception was held for local residents and community members to get their copy signed by author and Executive Director, Doug Jenzen. Authors of the Images of America books for the cities of Avila Beach, Grover Beach, and Pismo Beach were also in attendance sign their books. (more…)

Annual Hike to Coreopsis Hill

i Apr 4th l 1 Comment 3 by Dunes Center

DSC_0244 700x300Sixty five enthusiastic wildflower hunters joined the Dunes Center and the San Luis Obispo Chapter of the Native Plant Society on the annual Coreopsis Hill Hike, March 23rd. (more…)