MBNEP

Here is a picture of the whole wonderful cleanup crew for 2017.

Coastal Cleanup Day 2017

The crew of staff and volunteers harvested eelgrass in their assigned locations as the sun rose over Morro Bay. The crew of staff and volunteers harvested eelgrass in their assigned locations as the sun rose over Morro Bay.

Photograph Friday: Fieldwork Before Sunrise

The Morro Bay watershed is a wonderful place to stop, smell, and photograph wildflowers.

Photo Friday: Nature Photography Day in Morro Bay

Just three of our twenty-one great volunteers.

Field Updates May 2017: Bioassessment Surveys

Infected sea star; photograph taken on day one, June 27, 2014 on Guemes Island, Washington. Credit: Kit Harma, Evergreen Shore monitor.

Sea Star Wasting Disease | Monitoring in Morro Bay

This horn shark hid in the eelgrass bed at State Park Marina as the tide receded. Horn sharks aren’t known for their speed and graceful swimming. Rather, they move slowly and like to hide among crevices in rocks, in kelp, and in eelgrass beds like this one was doing.

December Field Updates, 2016

A small waterfall with healthy Poison Oak (Toxidendron rydbergii) pictured in the foreground, growing along Chorro Creek. Poison oak is a native plant that some consider beautiful.

Assessing the quality of aquatic habitats with CRAM