The County Department of Beaches and Harbors is continuing its “Outdoor Adventures” program.
The department’s “Birdwatching Experience,” from Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way in the Marina will be held at 9 a.m. Thursdays, March 24th and May 26th; and 4 p.m. Thursdays, April 28th and June 23rd.
Harbor kayaking from Mothers Beach at 4135 Admiralty Way in the Marina is planned at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, March 12th, April 9th, May 14th, June 11th, September 10th and October 1st, with recreational trips throughout Marina basins.
Advanced kayaking sessions, for those confident in their kayaking experience, are scheduled for 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays, March 12th, April 9th, May 14th, June 11th, September 10th and October 1st, at Mothers Beach.
The experienced kayaking sessions head out from Marina Beach toward the north jetty to surf the waves aboard sit-on-top kayaks. The outings are instructed by Los Angeles County ocean lifeguards.
Both harbor and advanced kayaking sessions are $25 for ages ten through 18, and $30 for ages 19 and older. Prices include use of a kayak and equipment.
The birdwatching activities are led by Burton Chace Park superintendent Jose Mata, who has studied ornithology and has led birdwatching tours for the Children’s Nature Institute and the Ballona Freshwater Marsh Docent.
Information, (310) 305-9595 or www.beaches.co.la.ca.us