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The image above is just a section of the beautiful mural in the Estuary Program Nature Center that shows the different animals and plants that live in local habitats. The portion above shows some of the fauna native to the upland creeks, the salt marsh, and the mudflats. Visit the Nature Center to see more of the mural and learn the names of these organisms.

Free Summer Fun: Morro Bay Estuary Nature Center


May Field Updates

Help Morro Bay on World Oceans Day

A beautiful view of the estuary channels taken from one of the many hiking trails above South Bay Boulevard in the upper reaches of Morro Bay State Park.

Fun Ways to Explore Morro Bay on Memorial Day

Photograph Friday: Four Views from the Morro Bay Watershed

Announcing Winners of Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest 2016

At bioassessment training, volunteers learn how to collect data on water quality such as temperature, pH and oxygen levels.

April Field Updates: Monitoring

It’s Earth Day, Be a Super Hero for the Bay!

A surfboard works as the perfect desk for a day of eelgrass monitoring

March Field Updates

How could climate change affect Morro Bay?