Ranger-Led Field Trips
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Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo: A Voyage of Discovery
PROGRAM: Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo: A Voyage of Discovery
Life in the Intertidal Zones
PROGRAM: Life in the Intertidal Zones
Discover the remarkable plants and animals that live in this intertidal environment. Students will study intertidal plant and animal adaptations for survival in this harsh environment. Students will conduct a field survey of intertidal life. Important: Groups visiting the tidepools must have vehicle transportation to this area, as there is no trail, and the road to the tidepools is unsafe for pedestrian traffic. Call early, these programs fill up fast!!!
The Kumeyaay Supermarket: Native American Plant Uses
PROGRAM: Kumeyaay Supermarket
Walk the Bayside Trail and explore the coastal sage scrub plant community. Students will explore the park's native southern California ecosystem and search for clues of how Native Americans in the region used plants for medicines, food, clothing, and shelter. Students will complete a plant identification and plant-use activity.
Growing Up In the Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Visit the Old Point Loma Lighthouse and step back in time. Students will imagine living the life of the lightkeeper and his family in the 1880s. The activity includes a walk through the Old Point Loma Lighthouse.