Recent News Articles

  • Salt Marshes Will Vanish in Less Than a Century if Seas Keep Rising and California Keeps Building, Study Finds
    • This article focuses on a study of tidal marshes conducted by Dr. Karen Thorne of USGS. Her work was the basis for tidal marsh informationshared by the Estuary Program at our  Morro Bay Science Explorations: Climate Change talk in February of 2018.
  • Clean Water = Clean Beer,” Edible SLO, San Luis Obispo, Summer 2017, by Kendra Aronson
    • This article focuses on the partnership between Libertine Brewing and the Morro Bay National Estuary Program.
  • Between Land and Sea: Morro Bay’s Eelgrass Population Needs Help,” from New Times, San Luis Obispo, April 19, 2017, by Camillia Lanham.
    • This cover story features information about Morro Bay’s eelgrass decline, and the Estuary Program and partners’ work to protect and restore this important underwater plant to the estuary. 
  • Morro Bay National Estuary Program Releases State of the Bay Report,” from KSBY TV (NBC local affiliate, San Luis Obispo County), March 17, 2017, by KSBY Staff
    • Covers the release of our triennial State of the Bay report and previews some of the State of the Bay activities held during April and May of 2017. 
  • Of Marshes and Morros,” from Morro Bay Life, January 5, 2017, by Ruth Ann Angus
    • Discusses the beautiful film, Of Marshes and Morros, which focuses on the grassroots creation of the Morro Bay National Estuary Program. The film was created by director and producer Simo Nylander and audio expert and narrator Tom Wilmer. 


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