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Nesting Season Begins

Many migratory birds as well as locals begin to make the Bay their nursery this Spring. One species of special interest is the endangered Ridgway’s Rail. This bird is a poor flyer and moves mostly on foot under the cover of cord grass and other vegetation. It...

Earth Day at the Bay

Saturday, April 22, 2017 Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center 2301 University Dr. Newport Beach 10 – 3 p.m. Free parking, free admission Bring some cash for food trucks and opportunity drawing Newport Bay Conservancy, in partnership with OC Parks, present the 27th...

Migration Haven

Tis the season for birds, birds and more birds Whether a novice or skilled birder, the Upper Newport Bay gives you an opportunity to check out our feathered friends from different vantage points around the Bay. All walks are FREE; RSVP to 949-923-2269...

World Wetlands Day

Symposium Ground Water Management in Orange County: “What Happened to the Swamp of the Frogs?” In Observance of World Wetlands Day/46th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention Back Bay Science Center 8:30 a.m. Parking, check-in & breakfast 9:00 a.m....

Gift of Giving

Connecting people to nature has been at the heart of the Newport Bay Conservancy since we were founded almost 50 years ago.  Yes, our Mission is to “Protect and Preserve Upper Newport Bay,” but more than that, we actively encourage and inspire our neighbors and...

Removed over 7,500 lbs trash on Coastal Cleanup Day

Over 700 people came out September 17 for Coastal Cleanup Day at the Bay to remove over 7,500 lbs. of trash and recyclables from our waterway! Reporting from the Muth Center, volunteers removed over: 2,500 food wrappers, 2,500 take out containers, 5,000 bottle caps,...