Marine Protected Areas

A Vision Through the Mist

by Janet Koed Today I had a special moment you might appreciate. It starts out with a group meeting up for a kayak day trip at Refugio. Met by some disappointing foggy weather, we launched into the familiar abyss. Water …

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Coastal Cleanup Blitz

by Janet Koed California Coastal Cleanup Day officially started in 1985. Since 2013, Gaviota Coast Conservancy has signed up to run the show at Refugio State Beach which is an idyllic setting typically void of a lot of trash. One …

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Paddle for Paradise Oct 2nd

by Janet Koed PADDLE for PARADISE – Saturday, October 2, 2021 Experience a special part of the undeveloped Gaviota Coast from the vantage point of an aquatic creature.  Let Santa Barbara Adventure Company meet you at the water’s edge with …

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The One That Got Away

by Janet Koed For some folks, the thrill of sportfishing is in bringing home a 30” halibut to put on the dinner table. For others, the satisfaction comes from spending slow peaceful hours of hearing the water lapping against the …

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