California King Tides Project – 2020

King Tides are coming November 15-16 and December 13-15! The California King Tides Project is raising awareness about sea level rise and help communities plan for the future. You can help by taking and sharing photos of the highest high tides of the year. Find out what time the King Tides will be near you. Learn how to participate by uploading your photos via a web browser or app. Check … Continue reading California King Tides Project – 2020

Small crow sized brown bird with black feathers stands on sandstone.

How Gracie the Grackle Came to Visit the Rocky Intertidal

By Pauline Geisler, TPERP Coordinator Back on September 13th, TPERP Brian and I were closing the tidepool area. That was the day the wind changed direction and brought smoke and ash to the coast. Along with the sooty haze came a brownish bird looking a bit worse for wear.  I was standing at the entrance to the tidepool area telling people that it was 4:30 and … Continue reading How Gracie the Grackle Came to Visit the Rocky Intertidal

The Octopus Teacher

TPERP Rex called to our attention this documentary on Netflix. If you get Netflix and want to learn more about the octopus, this is defintely worth watching. A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world. You can find more information from IDMB. (www.imdb.com/title/tt12888462/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0) Continue reading The Octopus Teacher