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    The Muir Beach Overlook will be closed for Accessibility improvements and trail upgrades from June 2 through July 21. Alternate viewpoints are available along Highway 1 between there and Stinson Beach.

Edible Geology

Teachers learn about Edible Geology lesson

Teachers learn about Edible Geology lesson by trying it themselves.

Edible Geology provides students with an easy way to remember the basic characteristics of Franciscan Complex rocks, and to enable students to connect their prior knowledge of common candies with the descriptive science of geology.

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Did You Know?

Photo of gull chicks breaking our of an egg in a nest.

After incubation lasting four weeks, a gull chick breaks out of its egg without assistance from its parents. At hatching, the chick is fully covered with down and is soon able to open its eyes and stand up to walk about the nest.