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Ongoing public events at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.
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.
Fall Birding at Elkhorn Slough
Elkhorn Slough is known for its amazing birding. This fall we'll be heading towards the shore as we watch and learn about the birds at the salt ponds, beach, and banks of Elkhorn Slough. Our expert guide will be Rick Fournier, who will share is vast knowledge as we seek out curlews, willets, godwits, terns, egrets, pelicans and more.
When: Nov 9th at 8am
Where: Meeting in Moss Landing
Fees: ESF Members: Free, Non-Members: $5.00
This walk is full. If you'd like to be placed on a waiting list please with your name and phone number. If space opens we'll contact you the week prior to the walk.
The Surprising Case of the Reappearing Seagrass
Join us for a special event Tuesday, November 12th, 7pm at the Elkhorn Slough Reserve with Marine Ecologist, Brent Hughes.
$5 suggested donation
Why is it the seagrass beds here at the slough are making a comeback? and how are sea otters involved? Brent will explain the surprising way that otters keep the slough healthy and what a healthy slough means for our community. There will be time for questions at the end.