Elkhorn Slough Reserve, California
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
The Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in California protects a diverse range of species, including sea lions, California sea otters, and harbor seals. The reserve is also known for its incredible birding opportunities. The area has experienced significant loss of salt marsh in the last 100 years and reserve staff are responsible for trying to understand the reasons behind this loss and developing methods for restoring this critical habitat.
Latest News from the Elkhorn Slough Reserve
Communities are for critters (& science)
Reserves around the country transform this passion for wildlife into community science to support an ever-growing body of knowledge about these special estuary residents and how we can make …
Advancing wetland restoration science
A recent paper in Estuaries and Coasts sheds light on the practice of adding sediment onto marsh surfaces as a strategy to help them keep pace with rising seas.
Connect to Protect
An acre a day. That’s how quickly natural lands are being lost in New Hampshire’s coastal watershed due to development. To help protect these places for the future, the Great Bay Reserve …