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Field Updates January 2022: Understanding Continuous Water Quality Data

A steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) was captured from the Chorro Creek sub-watershed and measured before safely being released back into the water.

Field Updates December 2021: Water Quality Monitoring and Local Steelhead Populations

Morro Rock and a dense eelgrass bed at sunset

Field Updates November 2021: Eelgrass Monitoring Behind the Scenes

Creek with rocks_Morro Bay National Estuary Program

Field Updates June 2021: Summer Heat and Low Flow Monitoring

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

Field Updates February 2021: Post-Storm Monitoring

A San Diego Dorid in eelgrass.

Field Updates January 2021: Wildlife, Rainfall, and Flow Monitoring

Monitoring eelgrass at a site near Morro Rock in December 2020.

Field Updates December 2020: Eelgrass Monitoring and Volunteer Monitoring Update

A staff member stands in waders in a puddle on the mudflat.

A Day in the Life of a Field Tech: Eelgrass Monitoring, by Blake Toney