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Salt marsh channels

Field Updates July 2021: Invasive Sea Lavender Monitoring in the Salt Marsh

Strawberry anemone, Ken-ichi U. Flickr

Photograph Friday: Wild Names for Wildlife in Morro Bay

Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest 2021: Winning Poems

Creek with rocks_Morro Bay National Estuary Program

Field Updates June 2021: Summer Heat and Low Flow Monitoring

This student measures for pH

Day in the Life of a Marine Chemistry Research Student: Testing Ocean Chemistry in Morro Bay

The best sea otter picture is one where the sea otters aren’t looking at the camera because they don’t even know you’re there. The photographer who captured this shot stayed quiet and kept far enough away from the otters so they could carry on resting, as they need to do to stay healthy.

How to Watch Sea Otters in Morro Bay (Without The Sea Otters Watching You!)

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