Elkhorn Road is still closed, but progress is being made and should be open soon!
We’re making some changes to our website with the objective of providing you greater ease to the information you seek. It might take us a bit of time to work out some of the kinks with links from the old site. We thank you for your patience and understanding! Photo by Penny Palmer
Estuaries and Coasts just published a study conducted by the Reserve’s Research team lead by Rikke Jeppesen, Ph. D, which investigated how the lack of dissolved oxygen in the water affects fish and oysters in the slough.
On January 24, 2017 Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve held a Research Symposium highlighting the amazing research happening at the slough. Local news KION came out to cover the story. Watch it now! It was a wonderful event and we appreciate everyone who came out to make it such a success! Click here for the Symposium presentations.
The Nature Conservancy Magazine featured the Elkhorn Slough in their August / September 2016 issue. The article talks about collaborative conservation being used to protect rich habitat and marine life at California’s Elkhorn Slough. We’re excited to be on the pages of this highly acclaimed magazine! You can read the article here or pick up a copy in stores now. Photo …
Field Notes from Sand Hill Farm The CCC crew was pulled away for a fire so our staff is now working on removing the drip tape themselves. We still have many acres to go, but big machinery is coming soon! The photo above shows hard working Ken the “Land Dude” getting it done!
Field Notes from Sand Hill Farm The restoration process has begun at our Sand Hill Farm. Within weeks of closing escrow, ESF had teams from the California Conservation Corps (CCC) out removing agricultural plastic. Right now, this hardy crew is working on removing drip tape from the former strawberry fields. The tape has been out in the sun baking for …
This is a featured event from the Elkhorn Slough Foundation. Click here to register now.
Will a family of owls accept an orphaned owl as their own?
Elkhorn Slough Estuary
Water Quality Report Card
Question: How is the water in Elkhorn Slough?
Answer: It could be a lot better…
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