Digital Content Library
Here you'll find a variety of resources for your students to access California State Parks from the comfort of their own homes.
These include Padlets, virtual tours, live streams, and curations from the Smithsonian Learning Lab. Be sure to share what you discover with us by posting on social media @PORTSprogram with #PORTSfan!
CONSIDER INCLUDING A TABLE OF CONTENTS ON THE PAGE THAT YOU CAN JUMP DOWN TO VIA A LINK, IS THERE A WAY TO DO THIS THROUGH GOOGLE SITES? THAT WOULD BE A WAY TO FIND THE HAPPY MEDIUM BETWEEN SCROLLING AND CREATING AS MANY PAGES.
Using VR technology, the Coast Redwood Canopy App allows you to join scientists Steve Sillet and Jim Campbell Spickler as they explore the canopy of an old growth coast redwood tree, found along the north coast of California.
360 Tours and AR experiences
Check out the PORTS YouTube channel to find an abundance of videos from California State Parks interpreters across the state! While you're there, check out our many related channels created by individual State Parks.
The Pismo State Beach and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area YouTube channel is chock full of resources to learn about everything from sand dune formation and butterfly migration to endangered species and our efforts to restore native habitat.
Monterey State Historic Park is a collection of historic adobe buildings in downtown Monterey. Get an inside look at Monterey's unique history and and explore life in 19th century California.