Otter 501 meanders through the tidal creeks near Yampah Island in Elkhorn Slough with a dozing pup on her chest. She massages the pup’s rump and blows air into its fur as she makes her way toward a main channel to feed. 1,184 more words
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Last week I spent a few hours out on boat on an Elkhorn Slough Safari with friends from my volunteer organization, the EMQ Auxiliary.
Elkhorn Slough is one of California’s largest wetlands and part of a National Estuarine Reserve located in central Monterey Bay, California, just a short trip from the Monterey Peninsula and the Santa Cruz area. 101 more words
Imagine the Grand Canyon a mile beneath the ocean, where pinnipeds, cetaceans and other marine mammals reign. This curious world, the deepest submarine canyon in North America, carves into the continental shelf within just a few hundred feet of the coastline of Monterey Bay. 545 more words