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CEDO Nature Talk @ CEDO Intercultural
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A well-known local tradition since the 1980’s, CEDO holds a natural history talk and exhibits tour every Tuesday and Saturday. This is a perfect opportunity to answer your questions about the local environment. Bring your family to learn about the Gulf of California’s extreme tides, the endangered vaquita porpoise and CEDO’s current projects.

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Exploración Nocturna a las Pozas de Marea
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Las famosas mareas extremas del norte del Golfo de California, en combinación con los arrecifes rocosos intermareales que rodean Puerto Peñasco, ofrecen una oportunidad única para explorar y descubrir la asombrosa variedad de organismos que habitan en las pozas de marea. Ya sea durante el día o en la noche, tendrás la oportunidad de observar estrellas de mar, cangrejos ermitaños, anémonas, camarones pistola, babosas de mar ¡y mucho más! Acompañado en todo momento por un guía naturalista experto, aprenderás acerca de la biología y comportamiento de estas maravillosas criaturas, la importancia de su ecosistema y los factores asociados a las mareas extremas, en donde las interacciones entre el Sol, la Luna y la Tierra juegan un rol importante.

 

Nocturnal Tide Pool Exploration
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Famous for its extreme tides, the Upper Gulf of California offers a great opportunity to explore and observe tidepools of the rocky intertidal reef in daylight hours or night time, where you’ll get the chance to witness the astonishing array of plants and animals that dwell within them. Starfish, hermit crabs, sea anemones, pistol shrimp, sea hares, and sergeant majors are just a few species that can be found in these magnificent ecosystems. Guided by an expert naturalist guide at all times, learn about the unique conditions that make Puerto Peñasco ideal for extreme tide phenomena, and the role that the sun and moon have in their formation. This Eco Tour allows the entire family to engage in a quest to search under rocks and crevices for rare and mysterious species like the predatory sun star, the shy two spotted octopus and the elusive tidepool shrimp.