August – October: Expect Trail Closures Due to Repairs and Maintenance

The Elkhorn Slough Reserve will be closing some trails.  Find out more>>

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  • Reserve Open House is September 23rd!

    JOIN US for Free Family Fun at the Elkhorn Slough Reserve Open House! Saturday, September 23 • 9am-4pm Kick Off National Estuaries Week at the Elkhorn Slough  Read more >>

  • ESF Seeking Part-time Receptionist


    The Elkhorn Slough Foundation is looking for an organized, skilled, positive individual to join our team. The successful applicant will have direct  Read more >>

  • Growing a New Generation of Elkhorn Slough Oysters


    By Kerstin Wasson For the past decade, the Elkhorn Slough Reserve and Foundation have been committed to restoration of the native Olympia oyster (Fig.  Read more >>

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Event Calendar

23sep9:00 am- 5:00 pmElkhorn Slough Reserve Open House

8oct10:00 am- 12:00 pmOn the Land with ESF

19oct8:30 am- 4:00 pmRanching in Carnivore CountryCoastal Training Program Event

21oct8:30 am- 12:00 pmESF Fall Morning Kayak

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Reserve's NOAA Funding in Jeopardy!

NOAA is the primary funder for the National Estuarine Research Reserve and losing this funding will have a drastic impact on the work happening at the Elkhorn Slough.

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