Lagoon center celebrates remodel

CARLSBAD — The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Discovery Center. 1580 Cannon Road,threw open its doors for its grand weekdays reopening Feb. 1.

The community is once again invited to stop by the Discovery Center to see the remodeling and help name the new baby bearded dragon. Names for the lizard can be submitted at the Discovery Center. The winner will be announced at a dedication ceremony 1:30 p.m. Feb. 9.

Other events coming up at the center include World Water Day March 23, the Discovery Gala May 18 and Lagoon Day July 20.

Ongoing activities include the monthly Birding Walk. Meet the local feathered friends bird watching with Jordan Ahle the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. rain or shine. Bring your binoculars and get an introduction to birds at the lagoon Feb. 9 and March 9.

The Discovery Center is always looking for volunteers to help out on weekday mornings and afternoons with a variety of small jobs including filing, organizing and data entry. The foundation is also looking for docents (training provided) to greet visitors and guide them around the Discovery Center.

Contact Nanci Iacovino at nanci@aguahedionda.rg or call the Discovery Center at (760) 804-1969 for more information or to sign up. Visit for more information.