Category Archives: Doran Beach

Castles and Kites – May 7th – Doran Park

This annual festival features spectacular kites, demonstrations and training on the beach with sand sculpture creations. Park representatives are on hand with tools and molds to help you create your own! Overnight camping available.
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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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Kite Flying At Doran Park With The Beatles

Windy days at Doran Park are great days to go kite flying. In this video Brian's first "real" flight of a Baressi Series REV full vent kite was taken at Doran Beach in Bodega Bay, November 12, 2012. Looks like a lot of fun!

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Dolphins In Bodega Bay…

Mama Loves The Beach! blog has posted some photos and videos of dolphins around Doran Beach at Bodega Bay, CA. Darris, the Vegan Mama, writes "Two women vacationing in Bodega Bay pointed out a pod of Bottle nose dolphins that were frolicking and fishing about seventy five yards offshore. The dolphins seemed to be fishing in two groups. I believe there was a total of six dolphins in the pod."

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Good news on Western Snowy Plover habitat

The Golden Gate Audubon Society is reporting that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service designated 24,527 acres along the Pacific Coast as critical habitat for endangered Western Snowy Plovers — an important step towards ensuring the species’ recovery and ultimate survival. The FWS action ends several years of legal conflict over how much land would…
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Kites and Sand Castles Saturday at Doran Beach

The Castles & Kites annual event features professional kite flyers doing demonstrations and putting big show kites in the air, and professional sand castle builders making amazing sand sculptures. Second Wind kite shop’s kite team will have demo kites available and will teach anyone attending how to fly single line kites as well as dual-…
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