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  • Cal Poly's Explore the Oceans Day - II

    Cal Poly's Explore the Oceans Day - II

    Saturday Oct 25, 2014, 11am-1:00pm

    Cal Poly Students from Communicating Ocean Sciences to Informal Audiences (COSIA) course will be presenting their hands-on ocean themed projects to public audiences at the Central Coast Aquarium.  The activities are very family friendly – and are designed for marine science fun for all ages.

  • San Luis Obispo Bay - Fishes & Inverts

    San Luis Obispo Bay - Fishes & Inverts

    Student Science Monitoring - Floating Lab Results 2013-2014

    The fishes and invertebrates of San Luis Obispo Bay have been sampled by students participating in the Central Coast Aquarium's floating lab marine science program for many years.  We began recording data for monitoring purposes in the summer of 2013 and we are excited to present our first year of data through the summer of 2014. Thanks for all the hard work student scientists!

  • California Coastal Cleanup - Avila Beach

    California Coastal Cleanup - Avila Beach

    Success - 286 pounds of trash removed from beach, trails and pier

    The California Coastal Cleanup Day at Avila Beach on September 20th, 2014 was a huge success. A total of 230 friends of the ocean joined the Central Coast Aquarium for three hours of beach, estuary, and trail cleanup, during which 286 pounds of trash were removed.

  • Catch of the Central Coast 2014

    Catch of the Central Coast 2014

    2nd Annual Fundraiser

    On Saturday, September 6th the Central Coast Aquarium will host our annual fundraiser Catch of the Central Coast on the newly remodeled Harford Pier at Port San Luis in Avila Beach.Please join us for this fun and memorable evening that will benefit the marine science education programs offered by the Central Coast Aquarium.

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Marine Science School Programs

The Central Coast Aquarium is excited to kick off our 2014/2015 school program year and we look forward to teaching your classes preK-12th about the incredible ocean and the life within. Don't miss out on an exciting opportunity to participate in the CCAs popular Marine Science School Programs!

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