Field Updates

A California Red-legged frog. Copyright Morro Bay National Estuary Program

Gearing Up for Spring Bioassessment Monitoring at the Estuary Program

Field Updates January 2022: Understanding Continuous Water Quality Data

Morro Rock and a dense eelgrass bed at sunset

Field Updates November 2021: Eelgrass Monitoring Behind the Scenes

A full stream runs after the October 2021s storm.

Field Updates October 2021: First Rain, Groundwater Recharge, and Runoff

Bioassessment 2021: the results are in! How healthy are local creeks? Plus a new video!

Salt marsh channels

Field Updates July 2021: Invasive Sea Lavender Monitoring in the Salt Marsh

Makenzie, our Monitoring Projects Coordinator, at our site located on the Sandspit. Staff access the site via stand up paddle boards

Field Updates May 2021: Spring Eelgrass Monitoring

Monitoring staff conducts bioassessment site scouting in the Morro Bay watershed

Field Updates March 2021: Volunteer Monitoring Program Updates and Bioassessment Site Scouting

Bioassessment Survey Results 2020: Tracking the Health of Local Creeks

Makenzie, Monitoring Coordinator, takes data while monitoring eelgrass in Morro Bay.

Updates from the Field: Monitoring Eelgrass Expansion