Mendocino College Coastal Field Station

 The Mendocino College Coastal Field Station is located on the Mendocino County coast between the city of Point Arena and the Point Arena lighthouse (38.928944N, 123.728167W), at 23008 N. Hwy 1, Point Arena, CA 95468.

Coastal Field Station Aerial

The facility includes a building for class and lab activities, three houses to accommodate overnight stays, and 15 acres of coastal terrace and tidal study areas.  The college property is surrounded by the California Coastal National Monument -- Point Arena-Stornetta Unit. 

Coastal Field Station Buildings

The field station is utilized by a number of Mendocino College's natural science programs. Mendocino College students enrolled in selected science courses have the opportunity to stay at the field station in order to conduct a variety of scientific research and educational projects. Student projects and research activities in marine biology, oceanography, environmental science, marine ecology and coastal geology are conducted each year.

Ocean View

Coastal Students


GENERAL INFORMATION


MENDOCINO COLLEGE FACULTY USER INFORMATION

For an approved class trip, you will need to download the following forms:


EXTERNAL ORGANIZATION USER INFORMATION

To submit a request to visit the Mendocino College Coastal Field Station, you must


FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAMS AT THE FIELD STATION PLEASE CONTACT

Steve Cardimona, Chair of the Mendocino College Coastal Field Station Committee
Tel: (707)468-3219
Email: Steve Cardimona scardimo@mendocino.edu

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