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Newport Bay Conservancy

Naturalist / Tour guides

The Newport Bay Conservancy (NBC) is the single organization focused exclusively on the conservation and restoration of Upper Newport Bay – one of the most precious natural resources in Southern California. We undertake and support science-based adaptive management for over a square mile of protected tidelands and uplands in the heart of Newport Beach. This includes performing and sponsoring habitat and wildlife monitoring and research, implementing conservation projects, and providing information management services. In addition, we advocate and help facilitate integrated, sustainable management of the 154 square mile area of central Orange County that drains to the ocean via the Bay.