nature center

National Estuaries Week: How the Estuary Program is Celebrating Now & Planning for the Future

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

The steelhead trout eggs were transported to us in protective netting.

Look Who’s Swimming in the Estuary Program Nature Center…Trout!

While monitoring eelgrass, our staff spotted this California sea hare under the water at Coleman beach.

The Morro Bay Estuary Poetry Contest Goes Wild

Opportunities at the Morro Bay National Estuary Program’s Nature Center