Protecting and Restoring the Morro Bay Estuary.

JOIN US IN BEING GOOD STEWARDS
OF THIS WONDERFUL BAY…


Protecting and Restoring the Morro Bay Estuary.

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UPDATES FROM THE FIELD

See what staff and volunteers have been working on in the field, including eelgrass restoration, creek monitoring, and more.

 

MORRO BAYCAM

It’s your window to the beauty of the Morro Bay estuary, no matter where you are. (Make sure to catch the sunset!)

 

SCIENCE EXPLORATIONS: BAY HEALTH

Join us Thursday, March 5, for an update on water quality, local snowy plovers, and climate change predictions for the Central Coast.

 

MUTTS FOR THE BAY

The Estuary Program manages more than 30 dog-waste bag dispensers in Morro Bay and Los Osos. Picking up after your furry friends keeps our bay clean and healthy!

 

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People who join our kayak tours on Morro Bay are often awestruck by the beauty of the bay. Their appreciation deepens as we discuss the complexity and fragility of this amazing ecosystem and how the Morro Bay National Estuary Program is working to study, enhance, and improve the natural systems of the bay.”

John Flaherty, Owner of Central Coast Outdoors

OUR PROGRAMS

 

The Morro Bay National Estuary Program works to protect and restore Morro Bay and its watershed by conducting monitoring and research to track the health of the estuary, repairing natural habitats to protect water quality and wildlife, and educating residents and visitors on how to be good stewards of the bay.

 

TAKE THE CLEAN WATER PLEDGE

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VIDEOS


Essential Eelgrass in Morro Bay:
How we’re working to restore it

S.L.O.P.E. art show February 1–March 31
Sales benefit the Estuary Program & Central Coast State Parks Association

Of Marshes and Morros:
Award-Winning Documentary Short
Watch community members come together to protect and restore Morro Bay.