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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,...

Upper Newport Bay Is a Beautiful Estuary

Estuaries are places like no other. Unique features include: Estuaries can make up an individual ecosystem. The Mississippi Delta estuaries in the Gulf of Mexico are different from estuaries in San Francisco Bay. Life is dynamic and diverse in estuaries. Some animals...

SOCALPAPA Paints the Back Bay and OC Parks

Saturday and Sunday July 16-17, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center Southern California Plein Air Painters Association (SOCALPAPA) return to the Upper Newport Bay with several hundred original paintings from over 40 artists at this...

The Flight of Thousands

Every spring, Upper Newport Bay becomes a destination for weary travelers from the Arctic. These tourists take in the weather, socialize, dine and bask in the comfort and protection of the Bay. Welcome our feathered friends – birds. After enduring a trip of over...

Baycation

Sunday, October 11, 10-2 pm Peter and Mary Muth Center and Back Bay Science Center The Newport Bay Conservancy in partnership with Orange County Parks, City of Newport Beach and California Department of Fish and Wildlife, will host an open house at two different...
Ecology Career Club & Explorer Post

Ecology Career Club & Explorer Post

NBC has formed a high school Ecology Career Club and Explorer Post at Upper Newport Bay. OC Exploring is part of the Learning for Life career education program for young men and women in from high school. Exploring’s purpose is to provide experiences to help young...