Junior lifeguards surround Lifeguard Shari Latta (middle) and author and illustrator Dawn N. Ericson (third from right) as they check out a kelp crab that was among a bucket of kelp during the Friday, July 13 program at Zuma Beach.
Photos by Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media
Councilmember Skylar Peak speaks to the junior guards about the significance of protecting the coastline.
Shari Latta gathers with the junior lifeguards as they show off their new copies of “Pacific Coast Sea Shores.”
Junior lifeguard Oliver Heydari holds his science guide.
The guide was created by author and illustrator Dawn N. Ericson.