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California Coastal Cleanup Day is September 15, 9am-noon
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WHALE TAIL® Grantee Highlight:

San Diego Audubon Society

Children using scopes to view birds

San Diego Audubon Society recently finished a project supported by a WHALE TAIL® grant combining the creativity of third-graders with the protection of endangered California Least Terns... [Read more]


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KIDS' OCEAN DAY 2017, Showing Humboldt County event organized by Friends of the Dunes

In honor of World Oceans Day, 8,000 California students took part in the statewide Kids' Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach cleanups at six events from Humboldt to San Diego. They learned about ocean pollution prevention at school and then took a field trip to enjoy a beach day, clean the coast, and form amazing art messages on the sand. In 2017, the "Come Together" theme was a call to action for people to join forces and address the problems facing our ocean, such as marine pollution. To see more images and learn more about this annual program funded by the WHALE TAIL® License Plate, visit

In honor of World Oceans Day 2016, a short video was released to showcase nearly 20 years of aerial art formations as part of Kids' Ocean Day. We hope you enjoy the video.