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What will YOU find at the beach?
EXPLORE MORE with our
California Beach Treasure Hunt!

Junior Lifeguards, 
  East Beach, Santa Barbara, by Patricia Franco
Junior Lifeguards, East Beach, Santa Barbara, by Patricia Franco
Western Gull 
	Chicks, Anacapa Island, by Chuck Graham
Western Gull Chicks, Anacapa Island, by Chuck Graham

Check out a gallery of magnified
Sand Photos.

Kids playing in Ventura, by Michael Schultz
Kids playing in Ventura, by Michael Schultz
Harbor seal, mouth 
  of Russian River, by Stacy Boorn
Harbor seal, mouth of Russian River, by Stacy Boorn

Test your knowledge of
California marine mammals!

Discover Humpback Whales!
Learn about these magnificent creatures and listen to their songs.

Photo by Dave Matilla, 
  NMFS Permit #807
Photo by Dave Matilla, NMFS Permit #807
Western Snowy Plovers, 
	Coal Oil Point, Santa Barbara County, by Chuck Graham
Western Snowy Plovers, Coal Oil Point, Santa Barbara County, by Chuck Graham

What you know about
California coastal creatures
in and out of the ocean?

Download a
Coastal Creature Word Search
to print out and solve.
Also available in Spanish.

Otters, Elkhorn Slough, 
  by Cindy Tucey
Otters, Elkhorn Slough, by Cindy Tucey
Girl cleaning up the beach