Every donation, regardless of size, will help keep the Morro Bay estuary clean and healthy for all of us. Donations allow us to continue the monitoring, restoration, education, and outreach programs.

Ways to Give:

Online via PayPal

Click the Donate button below to link directly to our PayPal account! No login required.

Cash or Check

Please make checks payable to Morro Bay National Estuary Program, and mail to 601 Embarcadero, Suite 11, Morro Bay, CA 93442.


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State and Federal Employee Giving Programs

If you are a state or federal employee, you can donate to the Morro Bay National Estuary Program through your workplace giving program. See your agency contact for more information on the State Employees’ Charitable Giving Campaign or the Combined Federal Campaign.

The Impact per Dollar of Your Donation:

• $40 buys a pair of binoculars for the Estuary Nature Center.
• $50 brings an interactive bay-science experience into five elementary school classrooms.
• $100 transports staff to important project sites in the field for one month.
• $500 covers water quality and bacteria monitoring at one testing site for one year.

Morro Bay National Estuary Program brings together citizens, local governments, non-profits, agencies, and landowners to protect and restore the Morro Bay estuary.

Protecting and Restoring the Morro Bay Estuary.