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Ongoing public events at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR).
Meet at the Reserve (map). For more information call (831) 728-2822.
Regular Reserve and Visitor Center hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Reserve and Visitor Center are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. When the Reserve is closed you cannot access the trails, restrooms,
visitor center, or bookstore.
Spring Kayak TourMorning Kayak Tour - May 30
Activity level: Medium
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 12:00
We will be launching from Moss Landing Harbor on this guided tour of the Elkhorn Slough. You’ll have a chance to see sea otters, seals, sea lions, pelicans and more as you glide through the slough’s calm waters. Tides will be gentle—this is a voyage suitable for beginners, but with enough to see to engage old pros.
THIS EVENT IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Elkhorn Slough Water Quality Workshop
1pm - 4:30pm
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories Conference Room
Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR) invites the public to a half-day series of presentations about water quality of Elkhorn Slough. Scientific experts will present on water quality monitoring programs, long term trends, and impacts of water quality issues on the slough. Agricultural experts will present on opportunities and constraints for improving runoff. Slough managers will discuss their work to restore and improve water quality.
This free workshop is open to the public. Seats are limited so we encourage you to register soon. Registration closes on May 26.
ESF Stewardship Event
Wednesday, June 3rd, 1:00 - 4:00
Join us the first Wednesday of every month 1:00-4:00 at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (1700 Elkhorn Road).
This will be a monthly opportunity to visit Elkhorn Slough Foundation’s lands and support our efforts to protect and restore the Elkhorn Slough watershed.
Poetry in Nature
Saturday, June 20
Saturday, June 20 - 10am till noon
Step into Nature with local author and poet Patrice Vecchione on Saturday, June 20, from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. We’ll listen to Patrice talk about and read from her new book Step into Nature: Nurturing Imagination & Spirit in Everyday Life, take a nature walk, and have a writing workshop. Includes a new writing journal.
You will receive a reminder email the week prior to the event with more details on where to meet.
Prices: $25 for Elkhorn Slough Foundation Members, $30 for non-members