morro bay estuary

Field Updates January 2022: Understanding Continuous Water Quality Data

Nick, our new Monitoring Coordinator, carefully sifts through eelgrass wrack and green algae to count eelgrass shoots at State Park Marina.

Happy New Year: Your Top Blog Posts of 2021

California King Tides Project: Photograph the Future January 1–3, 2022

kelp crab on ulva

Photograph Friday: Armored Invertebrates in the Morro Bay Estuary

A full stream runs after the October 2021s storm.

Field Updates October 2021: First Rain, Groundwater Recharge, and Runoff

Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest 2021: Winning Poems

Snapshot Cal Coast 2021: Calling All Community Scientists to Document Morro Bay’s Diversity

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

a striped shore crab peeks out from under a rock.

Morro Bay Wildlife Spotlight: Striped Shore Crab (Pachygrapsus crassipes)

Staff member holds a rock during bioassessment

Field Updates April 2021: Bioassessment Highlights and Volunteer Support