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  • Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour Comes to Historic Porter Ranch

    Elkhorn Slough Foundation will open the Historic Porter Ranch property to the public as part of the Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour. Local artists Valrie Jensen  Read more >>

  • Slough Crew-Youth Nature Guides Honored

    North Monterey County High School seniors Lindsey Hashimoto and Yoel Sanchez received awards of recognition from the North Monterey County Unified School District Board for  Read more >>

  • Growing a New Generation of Elkhorn Slough Oysters

    SCIENCE IN ACTION

    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 >>

  • Citizen Scientists Publish Sea Otter Discovery

    Citizen scientists at Elkhorn Slough Reserve have discovered that sea otters spend a surprising amount of time napping on salt marshes. Most research on southern sea otters comes  Read more >>

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03mar8:30 am10:30 amFeaturedEarly Bird Tour

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