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 and Emily Underwood will exhibit their work with pieces big and small for sale. Each day will begin with a hands-on relief printing demonstration and light refreshments will be available throughout the day.
9/11/17 Update- The deadline to apply has passed. The Elkhorn Slough Reserve Education staff and Foundation are pleased to announce the first round of Transportation Mini-Grants to support school field trips to the Elkhorn Slough Reserve. The grants will supplement the expenses of school bus rental to enable teachers to bring their eager students to experience the wonders of the …
Last year we introduced a new program to our youth outreach activities—the Carneros Creek Outdoor Classroom.
The Elkhorn Slough Foundation is seeking a Stewardship Director to lead the management and restoration of the Foundation’s land conservation portfolio in the Elkhorn watershed.
Three years ago the Elkhorn Slough Foundation joined forces with North Monterey County High School to assist in bringing environmental education to the students. The Slough Crew program, an extra curricular club sponsored by the Elkhorn Slough Foundation, works with the school’s science department and features field trips to the Reserve, kayaking tours, Earth Week events, and a range of …
Elkhorn Road is still closed, but progress is being made and should be open soon!
Salt marsh habitat is threatened by massive algal blooms, according to a new study conducted by scientists at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR), published in the scientific journal, Biological Conservation.
Enjoying some time out in the fresh air overlooking the Elkhorn Slough, Congressman Jimmy Panetta heard from ESNERR and ESF staff about issues facing the slough.
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.