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October 16, 1997
Looking for campfire stories, roasted marshmallows and hot chocolate? The California Department of Fish and Game and the Orange County Harbors, Beaches and Parks may have just what you need. The groups offered a nature program recently at the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Preserve in Newport Beach. Before a rapt crowd of children and adults, paleontologist Steve Conkling explained 60 million years of Back Bay history.
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April 18, 2001 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For years, Newport Beach's Shellmaker Island has suffered from an old industrial image, thanks to its past life as the home of a dredging company. But Tuesday, the state unveiled plans for a $5-million face lift that will include a 20,000-square-foot marine studies center.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1997
Opinion Gauge--The public is invited to discuss options for expanded public access in areas of the Bolsa Chica lowlands proposed for fish and wildlife habitat restoration. A session is planned from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., and again from 7 to 10 p.m. This is the fourth in a series of discussions presented by the Bolsa Chica Wetlands Steering Committee and is expected to be the last before the environmental review process starts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2001 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For years, Newport Beach's Shellmaker Island has suffered from an old industrial image, thanks to its past life as the home of a dredging company. But Tuesday, the state unveiled plans for a $5-million face lift that will include a 20,000-square-foot marine studies center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1997
Notes about your surroundings Movie Date--A screening of the film "Everest" on Sept. 29 will benefit the Laguna Canyon Foundation. Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray will show his work-in-progress, a 40-minute motion picture of an expedition to the summit of Mt. Everest. The film is scheduled for release next March. The screening takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Imax Theatre at Irvine Spectrum. Tickets are $200, $100 or $50 per person. Contact the Laguna Canyon Foundation, P.O.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2001 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For years, Newport Beach's Shellmaker Island has suffered from an old industrial image, thanks to its past life as the home of a dredging company. But Tuesday, the state unveiled plans for a $5-million face lift that will include a 20,000-square-foot marine studies center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2001 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For years, Newport Beach's Shellmaker Island has suffered from an old industrial image, thanks to its past life as the home of a dredging company. But Tuesday, the state unveiled plans for a $5-million face lift that will include a 20,000-square-foot marine studies center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 2000 | Claudia Figueroa, (949) 574-4268
Naturalists will give a free guided tour of Upper Newport Bay at 9 a.m. Saturday at Shellmaker Island. Visitors should meet at the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, 600 Shellmaker Road. Information: (949) 640-6746.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1993
A guided tour of the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve will be offered today at 9 a.m. The two-hour tour, led by either a volunteer guide or a State Fish and Game official, is free. Those who would like to participate are asked to meet at Shellmaker Island, near Backbay Drive. For more information, call (714) 640-6746.
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May 19, 1995 | HOLLY J. WAGNER
The artwork of students from several Newport Beach schools has been selected to illustrate the city Environmental Quality Affairs Committee's 1996 calendar. The youths' ecology-themed posters were displayed at the Earth Day celebration on Shellmaker Island, and the youngsters received certificates from the City Council. Cory Monji, a fifth-grader at Andersen Elementary, won the poster cover award.
NEWS
October 16, 1997
Looking for campfire stories, roasted marshmallows and hot chocolate? The California Department of Fish and Game and the Orange County Harbors, Beaches and Parks may have just what you need. The groups offered a nature program recently at the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Preserve in Newport Beach. Before a rapt crowd of children and adults, paleontologist Steve Conkling explained 60 million years of Back Bay history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1997
Opinion Gauge--The public is invited to discuss options for expanded public access in areas of the Bolsa Chica lowlands proposed for fish and wildlife habitat restoration. A session is planned from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., and again from 7 to 10 p.m. This is the fourth in a series of discussions presented by the Bolsa Chica Wetlands Steering Committee and is expected to be the last before the environmental review process starts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1997
Notes about your surroundings Movie Date--A screening of the film "Everest" on Sept. 29 will benefit the Laguna Canyon Foundation. Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray will show his work-in-progress, a 40-minute motion picture of an expedition to the summit of Mt. Everest. The film is scheduled for release next March. The screening takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Imax Theatre at Irvine Spectrum. Tickets are $200, $100 or $50 per person. Contact the Laguna Canyon Foundation, P.O.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1992
Earth Day will be observed across the nation Wednesday, but Orange County's biggest events will take place next weekend at three parks: O'Neill Regional Park in Trabuco Canyon, Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve and Peralta Canyon Park in Anaheim. In addition to nature walks, the Earth Day activities at O'Neill park Saturday will include Appalachian folk music and a bluegrass band, "eco" games, educational exhibits, a canyon photo exhibit and children's games.
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