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Happy New Year: Your Top Blog Posts of 2021

Happy New Year: Your Top Blog Posts of 2021

Nick, our new Monitoring Coordinator, carefully sifts through eelgrass wrack and green algae to count eelgrass shoots at State Park Marina.

 

Happy new year, blog readers! We hope that 2022 is off to a wonderful start for you. Today, we’re sharing some of our most popular posts from 2021. If you haven’t read them yet, now’s a great time to catch up!

Top Field Work Post

Field Updates September 2021: Eelgrass Wrack

For more recent eelgrass information, visit our eelgrass archives.

2021 view of eelgrass from long-term monitoring site with abundant eelgrass and monitoring measurement tool.

Top Wildlife Posts

New Undescribed Nudibranchs! Two New-to-Science Sea Slugs Recently Spotted on the California Coast.

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This unknown aeolid nudibranch was spotted and photographed by Siena McKim. All rights reserved.

Top Naturalist Knowledge Posts

Morro Bay Native Plant Series, posts 1 through 6

This series of posts covers six habitats that you can find in and around Morro Bay, from the uplands to the depths of the estuary.

Deerweed acmispon glaber closeup

You can learn about deerweed and other native plants in this blog post series.

Top Art Meets Nature Post

Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest: Winning Poems

These haiku and free verse poems explore everything from seastars, to ecology, to the healing power of nature.

An orange bat star with six legs rests on the wet sand.

Happy reading and happy New Year!


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