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7/20 Field Notes from Sand Hill Farm

Sand Hill Fram

The plastic cleanup continues at Sand Hill Farm.   In the last 2 weeks the hard-working CCC crew have removed over 21 acres of drip tape and erosion control sheet plastic. The above photo features Ken "Land Dude" Collins and Corey Hamza clearing out some of the plastic.  Read more... and come back every week to see the progress.

Restoring Conserved Lands

What exactly does land restoration mean?

This excellent video does a great job of explaining the science and just plain hard work we are putting into restoring the Sand Hill Farm.

It's definitely worth watching! To see a larger version, visit our YouTube channel.

WANT TO HELP?  Please make a contribution today to support this major restoration project.

New Training for Education Volunteers

Become an Education Volunteer!

Looking to make a difference in a child’s life?

The Reserve Education team is offering a special training in August for people interested in working with school and youth groups.  This new training will prepare you for leading K-12 students in Reserve Education activities— from using the microscopes in the Learning Lab to leading walks on the trails. 

Come learn more and join the education team at the Elkhorn Slough Reserve.

Find out more and register today...

Attention Photographers!

Make a donation

Grab your cameras and head to the Elkhorn Slough watershed!  We are excited to announce an open call for photos for our 2017 wall calendar.  Images must be taken in the Elkhorn Slough watershed and can feature landscapes, wildlife, plants, or people. We encourage everyone — amateur or professional— with a great slough shot to enter. Deadline to enter is September 5, 2016. Submit your images today!

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