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From the Director’s Desk: Stepping Down and Gratitude for Our Community

Volunteer appreciation hike 2021

2021 Morro Bay National Estuary Program Volunteer Recognition

Morro Rock and a dense eelgrass bed at sunset

Field Updates November 2021: Eelgrass Monitoring Behind the Scenes

Great Hiking and Walking Trails Around the Morro Bay Estuary

The Baycam watched on as rain moved over the Morro Bay estuary.

Morro Baycam: Live Video of Morro Bay Estuary

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

Eelgrass wrack

Updates from the Field, September 2021: Eelgrass wrack

A discriminating eye can identify photos of sea otters that feature natural, undisturbed behaviors. Photo credit Gena Bentall Taken from shore, from 60 meters away, with 300mm zoom. Naps disturbed = 0.

Sea Otter Awareness Week Quiz

Copyright Morro Bay National Estuary Program. A child looks at a something they've never seen before on the beach. It is a Pyrosoma atlanticum.

Morro Bay Wildlife Spotlight: Pyrosoma atlanticum