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Sea otters and eelgrass, in one infographic

Long-term observations by our sea otter scientists confirm that sea otters are transforming the Elkhorn Slough estuary, in positive ways, by devouring predators that keep eelgrass beds from thriving. 37 more words

Conservation Research

1965: The future that might have been

Through September 2, Monterey Bay Aquarium and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary will host Big Blue Live – an unprecedented series of live natural history broadcasts from PBS and the BBC. 986 more words

Ocean Policy

The Melange that is Moss Landing, CA

When you learn to sail in the Monterey Bay, you hear a lot about Moss Landing. Sometimes you’re told to point a boat at the town because the unsightly smokestacks of its electrical plant are impossible to miss. 883 more words

okay i am way too hyper right now - kayaking pics!

sorry guys. i was really really looking forward to dedicating today’s blog post to you guys meeting my dog PIERRE, who is the light of my life and my greatest bundle of joy and energy.   193 more words

A few hours in Elkhorn Slough

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3 girlfriends and I joined one our favorite Photography Meet-Up groups for a morning in Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing, CA. 496 more words


Elkhorn Slough: 2015 Burrowing Owl Workshop

The Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program is once again sponsoring the Burrowing Owl Workshop 2015 for the second year running with presenter Dr. Lynne Trulio (Department Chair, Environmental Studies, San Jose State). 162 more words

Natural History

Study shows farm, urban runoff affect fish abundance

‘We are finding hypoxic areas wherever we look’

Staff Report

FRISCO — Nutrient pollution from farming has seeped into nearly every corner of a California estuary, affecting the abundance of fish in the important marine nursery, according to new research by scientists with the University of California at Santa Cruz and The Nature Conservancy. 885 more words