seagrass

Tim, a Watershed Stewards Program member, plants seeds.

2017 Accomplishments: Eelgrass Restoration Update

Our Field Technician, Kelley, and two CalPoly student volunteers work on measuring blade length and taking photos.

Field Updates November 2017

Matt, our Field Technician, works to identify and count the stages of the flowering shoots in a one-meter by one-meter plot.

Field Updates August 2017: Eelgrass and Creeks

George and Estuary Program volunteer, Nick, finish planting eelgrass shoots within a one-meter squared plot.

Field Updates July 2017

The crew of staff and volunteers harvested eelgrass in their assigned locations as the sun rose over Morro Bay. The crew of staff and volunteers harvested eelgrass in their assigned locations as the sun rose over Morro Bay.

Photograph Friday: Fieldwork Before Sunrise

Eelgrass Restoration in Morro Bay Spring 2017

This horn shark hid in the eelgrass bed at State Park Marina as the tide receded. Horn sharks aren’t known for their speed and graceful swimming. Rather, they move slowly and like to hide among crevices in rocks, in kelp, and in eelgrass beds like this one was doing.

December Field Updates, 2016

Karissa with fins

November Field Updates, 2016

Here, Shane places the quadrat at meter 75 of our 150-meter transect.

October Field Updates, 2016

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

March Field Updates