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Native Planting Project

April 22, 2017

Saturday, the 22nd is our Native Plant Planting Day and is made possible through a generous Earth Day grant from the California State Parks Foundation. Our focus this year will be weed/non-native plant removal and re-planting with an assortment of native plants and shrubs in Doheny campground. MEETING LOCATION: Project meets at the Campfire Center […]

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Mother Earth Beach, Creek, and Park Cleanup

April 15, 2017

Let’s clean the beach!!! Doheny’s main beach, in front of the camp grounds, and around San Juan Creek Thank you for bringing along working gloves and a biodegradable trash bag (like a shopping bag).  Meeting location: Lifeguard headquarters. Thank you for loving that Earth!

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Whale of a Beach Clean Up

March 11, 2017 9 AM to Noon

Celebrate the return of the majestic gray whales by getting the debris off the beach and out of the creek before it washes out to sea.  Join us from 9 AM to Noon.  We meet at the Lifeguard Headquarters by San Juan Creek.  Please bring work gloves and earth-friendly trash bags (like paper shopping bags).

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St. Valentine’s Day Love Your Beach Cleanup

February 18, 2017

Join us for our first Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup of the year as we “love” Doheny back to good health after the runoff from winter rains. The cleanup is from 9:00 am – Noon. All beach cleanups meet at the lifeguard headquarters (adjacent to the mouth of San Juan Creek). Thank you for bringing along working gloves.

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Longboard Collectors Club

December 3, 2016 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

See classic surfboards, photographs, magazine collections, and lots of other surfing gear. It’s a swap meet  of surfing memorabilia.

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Dana Point 5K / 10K Turkey Trot

November 24, 2016 6 AM to Noon

Named “Best Local Event in Dana Point” in 2014 and 2015 , and one of America’s best Thanksgiving Day runs by Fitness Magazine, the Dana Point Turkey Trot has become an Orange County tradition, attracting more than 17,000 participants, including friends and family, in its 5K, 10K, Kids’ Gobble Wobble, and two-day health and fitness expo to […]

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November 19, 2016 9 AM to Noon

Come join us as we express our appreciation to our ocean and local beach through a beach clean up.  Join Doheny Beach Nature Interpreter Vicki Wiker from 9 AM to Noon as we scour the beach and sides of San Juan Creek for the “stuff” that doesn’t belong there.  Please bring gloves and a biodegradable […]

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Doheny Junior Rangers

June 27, 2016 – August 11, 2016 10 - 11:00 AM (some days to 11:30)

Starts Monday, June 27, 10 to 11:30 AM. Junior Rangers is an interpretive activity that is designed for children, 7 to 12, to actively learn about some of the natural wonders that can be found throughout the California State Parks.

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