Tidepool Safety Tips – Arch Collapse

We recently talked about the large crack that was noticed in the arch at the entrance to the tidepools. Well Mother Nature once again showed us who is in charge. The arch collapsed in the morning of September 9, during the high tide. We expect the remaining column of the arch to fall down soon. In addition to the arch collapse, we have also started … Continue reading Tidepool Safety Tips – Arch Collapse

Tidepool Tips – Circadian Behavior in the Starlet Sea Anemone

TPERP Rex has been investigating the biology and other interesting phenomenon of some our the critters that live in the tidepools. One of his discoveries is that some anemones have shown the ability to remain in sync with tidal opening and closing when removed from the sea and placed in a 24 hr dark aquarium. Rex says, There are also serious documentation for the same … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Circadian Behavior in the Starlet Sea Anemone

Tidepool Tips – Bluff Collapses

Once again Mother Nature reassures us that she has the final word on what will happen to the bluffs in the tidepools. Last week we had a major collapse in Zone 2. The recent storms and King tides played havoc with the entrance to the tidepools as well. Previously we have tried to put up temporary barricades to keep visitors off the bluffs. However the … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Bluff Collapses

Tidepool Tips – Bluff Collapse

Just in case anyone needed proof about the unstable bluffs in the tidepools, take a look at these photos. This bluff collapse occurred Monday night at the entrance to the tidepools. The fallen safety sign is a perfect example of why we do our best to keep visitors safe and away from the bluff edges, as these collapses can occur at any time. Stay safe … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Bluff Collapse