Category Archives: Beaches

Cleaning up the Bodega Bay coast

Interesting article in the Press Democrat about Keary and Sally Sorenson and their efforts to clean Sonoma Coast beaches. “There are pristine beaches in Santa Cruz and Southern California” Keary explained, but “the beaches around here are deposition beaches.” Coastal deposition occurs in areas where the sea drops or deposits material. This can include sand,…
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September Beach Cleanups

Beach Cleanups Sep 19 – Oct 11 ~ International  Coastal Cleanup An astounding 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries picked up more than 16 million pounds of trash in our 2014 International Coastal Cleanup. http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/international-coastal-cleanup/   Sep 19 ~ Beach Cleanup ~ Register through Coast Walk 9am- noon ~ Please  register at coastwalk.org or call 829-6689…
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Pollution drops at North Coast beaches, thanks to drought

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Kent Porter / Press Democrat 2015[/caption] The Santa Rosa Press Democrat is reporting that ocean beaches on the North Coast and across California are cleaner and safer from disease than they’ve been in years, a rare upside to the drought. Lack of rainfall means fewer pollutants are washing down…
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Bird Walk Coastal Access Trail

355 Highway 1, Bodega Bay Accessible areas Birding Hiking/Walking Trails Picnic Facilities Hours: The park opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at sunset. Parking: $7 per vehicle for day use. $1 per person (vehicles with 10 or more people) Dogs: Permitted on leash no longer than 6' in length. License required. Accessibility: Gravel, wheelchair accessible trails. Ranger Phone: (707) 875-3540…
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Visiting Parks with Your Dog

California State Parks has many wonderful places for you and your dog to enjoy. We understand the benefits of visiting a state park with your dog - exercise is good for the body and spirit for both you and your furry companion.  In general, dogs are permitted in most state parks but must be on a…
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Carolyn’s Picks –> Umbrella Hook for Towels/Camera/Bags

Now here is one little find I bought and now cannot do without. You know how you are always draping things over your beach umbrella.... Well with this handy hanger things stay out of of the sand and life is just so much easier. You know you want thus. Works like a charm. Here is…
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BEACHY gets you a 10% Discount at Second wind

Today is a perfect day to come to Bodega Bay! Stop by Second Wind and mention today's secret code word: BEACHY to get a 10% discount on anything you can use at the beach! Second Wind 1805 N. Highway 1 P.O. Box 126 Bodega Bay, CA 94923 707-875-WIND (9463) 707-875-9494 (fax) info@secondwindfun.com
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Duncan’s Landing by El Cobrador

"One of the most deadly beaches in California," according to signs at the beach, on account of a steep beach face combined with a deep long shore trough and sleeper waves. I'm no surfer, but I can see why it would be tempting for them.

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Wright’s Beach Cleanup

Dailey, Healing Heart Reiki, has scheduled a beach cleanup on Sunday, November 4th. 9AM-12Noon. That’s less than two weeks away.

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Beach fee collection plan rejected by county supervisors

Stephen Gross, Guerneville correspondent for the Press Democrat is reporting that the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors 5-to-0 voted in favor of the Evans/Carrillo resolution to ban the beach fee collection system (the “Iron Rangers”) proposed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Bodega Bay Kite Dragging

Any interest in being dragged around the beach by a Power Kite? Here is a short YouTube video that shows what it is like when your Power Kite takes you out for a beach walk.

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