Crystal Cove Conservancy hosts talk with California Secretary of Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot

Join Crystal Cove Conservancy and Bank of America for a conversation between California’s Secretary of Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot and Conservancy President and CEO, Kate Wheeler, about issues facing California’s vast protected lands and waters including climate resilience, maintaining biodiversity and expanding equitable access to the outdoors.

The event takes place on Wednesday, April 3 at 5 p.m. with a sunset reception to follow at the Cottage Check-in Deck, located in the Crystal Cove State Park Historical District #35 Crystal Cove.

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Courtesy of Secretary Wade Crowfoot

Wade Crowfoot

Secretary Crowfoot is responsible for stewarding the state’s vast natural and cultural resources. With 280 state park units, more than 340 miles of coastline, 970 miles of lake and river frontage, 15,000 campsites, 5,200 miles of trails, 3,195 historic buildings and more than 11,000 known prehistoric and historic archaeological sites, California’s Department of Parks and Recreation contains the largest and most diverse recreational, natural and cultural heritage holdings of any state agency in the nation.

Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a sunset reception following a guided discussion and Q&A with Secretary Crowfoot as he delves into topics such as strengthening California’s climate resilience, maintaining biodiversity, and expanding equitable access to the outdoors.

Event Schedule:

–4:45 p.m.: Check-in Deck

–5-6 p.m.: Guest welcome, interview-style discussion and audience Q&A

–6-7 p.m.: Sunset reception with light bites and drinks

The Conservancy’s “Cove Talks” aim to bring influential individuals working to change the world to Crystal Cove State Park, as they share a diverse collection of experiences and viewpoints. These talks are another step towards connecting the community to the natural world, while deepening their understanding of issues facing local parks, the coast and the planet.

This Cove Talk is generously sponsored by Bank of America.

To RSVP, go here.

Parking is available at the Los Trancos Parking Lot located inland off Pacific Coast Highway. Day use parking costs $5 per hour, up to a maximum of $15 per day.

To get to the Cottage Check-in Deck, take the Los Trancos crosswalk to cross PCH and follow the Crystal Cove Trail to Cottage Check-in.


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