The official website of the Elkhorn Slough Foundation and Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Elkhorn Slough Education Program

The education and training programs at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve promote conservation and research on this unique wetland habitat.

We offer educational opportunities and resources for everyone.

General Public

Explore on your own, take a tour, or become a volunteer. The Elkhorn Slough Reserve has a visitor center with experienced naturalists to answer questions.

After you get home, you can stay connected and continue to experience and enjoy Elkhorn Slough.


The Elkhorn Slough Foundation Conservation Education Scholarship

Find out more about the plants and animals that call Elkhorn Slough home.

We also have some fun and games to explore here online.


Find out about our teacher training workshops and how to bring a class to Elkhorn Slough.

Register now for 2014 workshops...

Decision Makers

The Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program provides useful courses that address high priority issues of local and regional importance to planners, managers and regulators of coastal area resources.

For more information contact Kenton Parker, Education Coordinator

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Education Program
1700 Elkhorn Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-2822

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This site is maintained by the Elkhorn Slough Foundation in partnership with the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve