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2014 Monterey Birding Festival Sept. 25-28

 The 10th Annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival is September 25-28,2014

There are field trips, lectures, workshops, and talks. Field Trips include visits to the habitats of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Elkhorn Slough, and Pinnacles National Monument and Pelagic trips. 65 more words


Kayaking with Humpback Whales Monterey Bay


Monterey Bay is making national if not international news once again. An array of wildlife from seabirds to humpback whales are feasting on anchovies which are densely packed into our near shore waters. 217 more words


Northern & Central California Kayak Visit

I recently received an email from a researcher, who studies climate impacts on birds in Sweden, asking for trip recommendations for an upcoming 10-day visit to California. 748 more words

California Coastline

Sea Otters and more Sea Otters - Kayaking in Elkhorn Slough

Watsonville airport is 10 miles from Moss Landing, a small but busy harbor and village at the mouth of the Elkhorn Slough. The slough is one of the last coastland wetlands in California. 261 more words

Northern California

Shifting to monitoring the Black Oystercatcher

My 10 weeks of surveying shorebirds have come to an end during the last weeks, which was on the 23rd of May.  I was fortunate enough to see a couple Avocets at one of the survey locations. 132 more words


Elkhorn Slough: 2014 Burrowing Owl Workshop

The Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program is once again sponsoring the Burrowing Owl Workshop 2014 for the second year running with presenter Dr. Lynne Trulio (Department Chair, Environmental Studies, San Jose State). 162 more words

Natural History