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FOCUS: ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY NEWS

Newport Beach

April 28, 1999|Andrew Steven Harris, (949) 574-4232

The City Council on Monday moved to protect the tide pools that line the coast. The tide pools' fragile ecosystem has been disrupted by frequent field trips by schoolchildren, tourists and bait-hunting fishermen. Primary among the safeguards is educating the public and reducing the number of visitors scheduled for daily outings to the tide pools. The city will also look into appointing a seasonal "marine preserve supervisor" to coordinate the tide pool program.

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