Eco Tours & TalksIntercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans

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Natural History talks at CEDO

Learn about the Upper Gulf of California's natural processes associated with the formation of its oceans, landscapes, flora and fauna and human interactions through our iconic Natural History Talks.
Let our bilingual intern guide you through the Upper Gulf of California's timeline and interact with a wide array of species including our wildlife exhibitions, desert fish ponds and our fin whale skeleton and get the chance to experience being inside an ecological building made out of recycled tires and tin cans.

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Starfish in tide pool
Doing research at CEDO

Since its founding in 1980, CEDO has been a prime destination for visiting researchers. CEDO is located near a great variety of ecosystems (intertidal rocks, estuaries, rocky reefs, islands and the Sonoran desert), which makes it a key point for conducting research in the region

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Available Facilities

The CEDO field station includes an environmental house that houses a Visitor Center and our gift shop, a botanical garden, a small pool, and various exhibits that can be visited by the general public during the day. The main building, overlooking the Sea of ​​Cortez, has bedrooms, a kitchen, a library, a laboratory, and classrooms for lectures and presentations for school groups who want to spend the night with us.

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Students on educational journey
Educational Services

As part of our educational services we offer presentations, guided visits to the coastal and desert ecosystems in the locality, intercultural activities and the opportunity to contribute to our conservation and research objectives through the provision of social, professional or volunteer service.

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Botanical garden access view

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