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The boardwalk path through the elfin forest winds through eight different habitat types, and offers beautiful views of the estuary.

Great Family-Friendly Hikes Around the Estuary

What we’re thankful for

We picked up 18 pounds of trash from the sandspit, which is essential habitat for many birds, including the snowy plover.

Give a Day for the Bay Success by the Numbers

Doreen rakes the path along the water’s edge. Photograph courtesy of Ruth Ann Angus.

Give a Day for the Bay with Eco Rotary

Microbeads and other microplastics show up on beaches worldwide.

Microbeads and Ocean Pollution

Restoration Projects Manager, Jen Nix (on right) readies materials for our eelgrass seed dispersal project.

Understanding Eelgrass Decline and Evaluating Restoration Activities

Even the docents get involved. Christine Lanier (left) and Cheryl Powers (right) look at flowers under a dissecting scope during the “Mayflowers” Saturday Scientists program, which is typically held near Mother’s Day each year. Photograph courtesy of the Morro Bay Natural History Museum.

Saturday Scientists at the Morro Bay Museum of Natural History

Make a Day for the Bay Profile: Wendy Disch

City of Morro Bay Mayor, Jamie Irons (in blue shirt on left), poses with members of the Historical Society of Morro Bay and the Morro Bay 50th Celebration Committee at the time capsule site. A plaque commemorating the event will be installed on the large rock that sits over the capsule.

Preserving Today’s Morro Bay for the Future

Keeping it Clean – Our New Video “Clean Water, Great Life”