There is a whole world in a few drops of water from the bay. This photograph shows plankton from a water sample under a microscope.

Photograph Friday: The Little Things

Lexie Bell, Executive Director of the Morro Bay National Estuary Program.

From the Director’s Desk: Finding Inspiration on Morro Bay

We commonly spot this nudibranch, Hermissenda crassicornis, in depressions along the mudflat.

Field Updates July 2018: Reports, Mollusks in Eelgrass, and Fish in the Creeks

Shark Week 2018: Help Scientists Track these Essential Predators

One new location is across from State Park Marina.

Field Update June 2018: Eelgrass

This group of smiling volunteers from Camp Rock participated in the Pick Up the Picnic Campaign last year, and made a big difference for Morro Bay. Thank you!

Independence Day and July 5th Cleanups in Morro Bay

Native Plant Series #4: Coast Live Oak Woodlands

Paula and Tom enter observations into iNaturalist during the Snapshot Cal Coast 2018 effort.

Help Put Morro Bay on the Bioblitz map: Snapshot Cal Coast 2018

Sea Star Wasting Disease Monitoring Update

Monitoring team works in the middle of the creek.

Field Updates April and May 2018: Bioassessment Monitoring and New Team Members