SECC has partnered with the CA State Parks PORTS Program!
Beginning this September, you and your family can connect with California’s beautiful State Parks through the PORTS (Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students) Program video collection on #SECCTV. The experts from California State Parks guide viewers through our state’s natural, cultural, and historical resources. Visit the state’s most incredible parks from the comfort of your own home twice weekly on SECCTV. Learn more about the PORTS Program on their website.
September Broadcast Listings for PORTS on SECC Comcast 15
Building a Mission at La Purisima Mission State Historic Park!
Friday, September 3 at 5:00PM
Join California State Parks Interpreter Ann Boggess at La Purisima Mission State Historic Park to discover the California Mission era with La Purisima Mission! Adobe bricks fired clay tiles, and stucco is all building materials of the California Missions.
Following the Path of the Monarchs
Monday, September 6 at 5:00PM
Join California State Parks Interpreter Martha Nitzberg at Natural Bridges State Beach to be part of solving the mystery of where monarchs go at the end of winter! Find out how to become a community scientist and how you can help monarch butterflies.
Human Impact in the Tidepools and Safe Exploration
Friday, September 10 at 5:00PM
Join California State Parks Interpreter Ilsa Buelow at Leo Carrillo State Park to explore the diverse ecosystem of Leo Carrillo’s tidepools. Here we’ll learn about the important role we as humans play in protecting the plants and animals that call this place home and how we can safely explore it!
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle – Composting at Hearst Castle
Monday, September 13 at 5:00PM
In this dynamic program we will learn how to compost while visiting the gardens, the composting site, and seeing the equipment used to create a healthy garden ecosystem.
Restore our Bodies, Restore our Earth
Friday, September 17 at 5:00PM
Join California State Parks Guide Laura Lowe at Hearst Castle for some fun, heart-pumping exercises to celebrate Earth Day! We’ll move the earth beneath our feet as we learn strategies to restore the Earth through land conservancy, coastal preservation,
and water management at this historic state monument.
Earth Day Craft Corner!
Monday, September 20 at 5:00PM
In this Craft Corner, Kat will teach you how to make a colorful hanging mobile that will help remind us of all the ways we can help our earth. For this craft you will need: 1 paper plate, blue and green paints (or colored pencils/markers/crayons), paper, scissors, and string.
AquaSmart Live – Clean and Green Puppet Show
Friday, September 24 at 5:00PM
Join Rivo the Otter and his puppet pals as they teach us how to stay safe in our waterways and how to keep our waterways safe.
Take 3 for the Sea with Gaviota State Park!
Monday, September 27 at 5:00PM
Join California State Parks Interpreter Parker Grand at Gaviota State Park to discover the origins of Earth Day in the Santa Barbara Channel! Find out how we can protect our oceans and natural systems for the future.