Prehistoric Creatures Close-up Chitonsare primitive marine mollusks resembling trilobites whose fossil record can be traced back to the Devonian Period over 400 million years ago. There are over 900 existing species and fossil records for over 400 more extinct species. They have a worldwide distribution and can be found from the rocks in the intertidal […]
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By Jan Sattler and Mia Davidson California Mussels (Mytilus californianus) are the most commonly found empty shell and are the most visible mollusks observed along Laguna Beach’s shore. The bivalves have bluish-black shells and orange colored flesh. They take three years to reach a full size and can live up to 30 years. Mussels are […]
A birding hike on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 8-11 a.m. will offer participants the opportunity to spot local native birds and migratory summer residents with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists. The two-mile hike covers uneven terrain in the James Dilley Preserve. Also on Sunday at the same time, learn how Native Americans of the area […]