Links to Important Environmental Sites

Beachcomber Cafe
Catering News and Events on the beach at Crystal Cove State Park

Crystal Cove Alliance

Crystal Cove Alliance (CCA), the official nonprofit partner of Crystal Cove State Park, is dedicated to preserving the cultural, natural and historic resources of Crystal Cove.

Crystal Cove Beach Cottages

Beginning at 8am PST sharp on the first of each month, the entire seventh month in the future, is opened for reservation opportunities and posted at

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
The mission of the Department of Fish and Wildlife is to manage California’s diverse fish wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend.

California State Parks
A complete guide to all the state parks in California

Orange County Coastkeeper

The mission of Orange County CoastKeeper is to Protect and Preserve the Region’s Watersheds and Marine Habitats Through Education, Advocacy, Restoration, Research, and Enforcement”

Laguna Canyon Foundation

Laguna Canyon Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, enhancing, and promoting the Laguna Coast & Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Parks in Orange County, CA..

Pacific Marine Mammal Center

 The Pacific Marine Mammal Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of marine mammals stranded along the Orange County coastline and to increase public awareness of the marine environment through education and research.

Harbors Beaches and Parks

A complete guide to all the parks in the Orange County area.


California State Parks PORTS program provides teachers and students with complete units of study and live videoconferences.  The units include lessons to prepare your students for the videoconference, supporting materials, and links to further resources. Once you have decided which program you would like to participate in contact a program coordinator to schedule your live videoconference.  If none of the units of study fit your particular curriculum needs, contact us and we can discuss the possibility of delivering a customized program for your class!  

The site to access for reservations at Crystal Cove State Park, cottages and campgrounds, plus reservations for Moro Campground and backcountry camping.

Orange County Marine Protected Area