Head to sea and experience the wonders of the ocean with CMA!
Saturday, May 24th from 8am to 5pm
Discover the wonders of the Channel Islands with CMA educators
on an adventure to Anacapa Island, part of the Channel Islands National
Marine Sanctuary. During the crossing we'll watch for marine birds and
mammals, then join a guided walk and check out nesting gulls and their
chicks. This trip leaves from
Catalina Above and Below
Saturday, June 21st from 6am to 6pm
Join CMA staff on an all-day hands-on scientific observation and collection trip to Catalina Island. Throughout the trip, staff will be on the lookout for marine birds, dolphins, whales, sea lions, seals and wide variety of other marine animals. Passengers will assist with pulling in traps and get up-close looks at animals, while CMA staff and experts will be on-hand to identify, teach and answer questions.
There's always something fishy going on
and you can stay up-to-date by
Channel Islands Adventure: Santa Cruz Island
Discover the wonders of the Channel Islands as you join CMA educators on an adventure to Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Board the vessel in Ventura and...
Saturday, April 26, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pack a snack and join a walk guided by CMA's Education staff. Starting at the Aquarium courtyard, you'll visit the native garden, salt marsh, beaches and tidepools. Explore each habitat and discover...
Sunday, April 27, 2014 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
American Cetacean Society Lecture
The American Cetacean Society/LA Chapter offers free presentations on whale research and conservation on the last Tuesday of every month in the John M. Olguin Auditorium.
For more information and...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Meet the Grunion
Watch the silvery fish come up on the beach to spawn! Learn about the interesting mating rituals and growth of this curious fish. The Aquarium opens at 8 pm and an auditorium program begins at 9,...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 8:00 PM
Sea Ranger Training
Sea Rangers is a volunteer naturalist program. We are looking for people who enjoy spending time outside, care about the environment and are interested in educating others about our coastline. Fifth...
Member Price: $30, Non-Member Price: $30
Thursday, May 01, 2014 - Thursday, May 29, 2014
Thursdays only 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Native Garden Workday / Beach Cleanup
On the first Saturday of each month, join CMA Educators and volunteers in maintaining the Cabrillo Native Garden and learn more about its plant and animal inhabitants. Also join other volunteers in a...
Saturday, May 03, 2014 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM