Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Morro Bay Science Explorations with the Estuary Program’s third season

All talks take place on Thursday evenings at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden’s Oak Glen Pavilion room. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

  • January 23, 2019: Eelgrass Update with Cal Poly researchers and Estuary Program staff

  • March 5, 2020: State of the Bay Part 1– Water Quality, Sedimentation, and Climate Change

  • May 7, 2020: State of the Bay Part 3–Creek and watershed health, improving water quality through land management and conservation

Stay tuned: More State of the Bay 2020 events including hikes, guided kayak tours, and an estuary-science trivia night will be announced soon!

 

RECENT PAST EVENTS

Creeks to Coast Cleanup on September 21, International Coastal Cleanup Day

Morro Bay Science Explorations with the Estuary Program 2019 Season

  • Native Shellfish and Aquaculture in Morro Bay.
  • Wildlife Conservation and Restoration in Our Creeks.

EVENTS BY OUR PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

From science-based activities, celebratory mixers, shoreline cleanups, informative talks, active hikes, and more, here are some other local events put on by Estuary Program partners around the community.

 

The Central Coast State Parks Association has a variety of walks, talks, hands-on science workshops, and activities hosted by docents, California State Park officials, and other experts. Learn about the collection of happenings for all ages on their Events page.

ECOSLO organizes activities including docent-led hikes to promote healthy lifestyles and an engaged community in protecting natural resources locally and beyond. Check out the ECOSLO calendar on their website for info about upcoming activities.

The Land Conservancy of SLO leads hikers and bikers throughout the county. Their regular docent-led hikes and biking tours for a variety of levels provide special access to some private lands and information about the areas they work to protect. The LCSLO calendar of walks, tours, and special events as well can be found on their website.

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden indulges guests in many hands on activities for all ages as well as informative walks through the property. See the SLO Botanical Garden’s events page where they list recurring as well as special workshops and activities.

Small Wilderness Area Preservation (SWAP), The Los Osos and Morro Bay Chapter holds Third Saturday Walks monthly. Stroll through the Elfin Forest with a guest speaker presenting on a topic related to the natural history of the area. Visit SWAP’s website for this month’s presenter and topic.

 

 

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.