Tidepool Tips – Watch for Falling Rocks

Most TPERPs, if not everyone, is aware of the hanging rock at the entrance to the tidepools. If you are not, take a look the next time you are down there. Unfortunately, lots of visitors take this route passing underneath this rock to get down to the water. Most visitors doesn’t even look up to notice the rock. No one knows when that rock will … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Watch for Falling Rocks

Tidepool Tips – Oh The Things You Will See…

With apologies to Dr. Seuss… You will see all sorts of interesting things around the tidepools as you volunteer there. Here are some of our favorites over the past few years. Faces have been blurred. Underwater Basket Weaving (No, really) A man received permission to sit in the tidepools and perform his underwater basket weaving. The water made the wood fibers more pliable. Merman It … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Oh The Things You Will See…

Tidepool Tips – Case Of The Mysterious Log

Have you noticed the log which is now behind the Education Table at the tidepools? Would you like to know how this mysterious log got there? Well read on to hear from VIP Mona as she describes this story.    I was chatting with three women at the education table when I saw something odd in my peripheral vision. A log was floating through the … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Case Of The Mysterious Log

Tidepool Tips – Owl Limpets Grazing

Following up on last week’s post about the Strength of Limpet Teeth, there is a cool photo in the Owl Limpet section in the ebinder showing the grazing trails of an Owl Limpet. This photo was taken by TPERP Don V. one day shortly after the tide receded. You can see where the grazing trails look like the results from a lawnmower. However, knowing that … Continue reading Tidepool Tips – Owl Limpets Grazing