Conservation Corner

How does the ocean touch you? Ocean life provides most of the oxygen you breathe, and is the #1 source of protein for more than 1 billion people. The ocean regulates our climate worldwide. Here in the Sonoran Desert, evaporation from the Gulf of California provides our much-needed summer rains.

Stingrays are just a small part of the astounding diversity of life in the Gulf of California, a sea in the heart of the Sonoran Desert Region. Let the rays touch you, and learn how the ocean touches our lives every day. Curious how you can become a Guardian of the Gulf? Read the tips below to get started.

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