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Volume 5, Issue 95  |  November 27, 2020

Newport Bay Conservancy offers online shopping for your holiday gifts

The Newport Bay Conservancy (NBC) is enthusiastic that so many people are finding solace in nature in and around the bay during these trying times. These past months have dragged on, but December is fast approaching, and the Conservancy wants Upper Newport Bay to continue to be part of our lives, particularly during the holiday season.

You can help the Conservancy by visiting its website to shop early for your holiday gifts. All items can be mailed directly to you from

NBC UNB hat, books

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Photos courtesy of Newport Bay Conservancy

Upper Newport Bay items make the perfect holiday gifts, inspired by the outdoors

Check out the Conservancy’s online shop to order packages that include items that will make anyone a nature lover. Choose from themed books such as day hikes in Orange County and how to improve your survival skills to bugs, collecting insects and under the sea activities and creative play for kids. A variety of specific Upper Newport Bay gifts range from hats and beverage containers to guides on birds you’ll spot, local maps and tide tables.

NBC Under the Sea

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Nature books, activities and creative play instill a love of discovery in youngsters

The Conservancy is also offering small group kayak tours for family members and friends in your “safe circle.” The 50th anniversary book Saving Upper Newport Bay is now available on the site, too. 

If you would like to join the Conservancy, you can make a donation that would be gratefully appreciated.

For more information, visit

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