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The Art of the Slough

Have you seen our new educational poster featuring key species of Elkhorn Slough watershed?  Watch an incredible new time-lapse video that shows how artist Laura Vollset created this stunning work of art, from sketch to finished piece. 

Laura will share her work at the Elkhorn Slough Reserve Open House on September 27.

And, if you are inspired, register for ESF's Sketching at the Slough Workshop with Laura Vollset October 11, 9:30am-1:00pm. Laura will offer tips for capturing the slough's natural wonders on paper.


Register Now for Fall Events

Fall Events at ESF

Elkhorn Slough Reserve Open House & Native Plant Fair. September 27, 9:30-2

Fall Birding Walk Highlighting Shorebirds
November 15, 7:30am

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Give us your Best Shot!

Calendar Contest

Grab your camera, explore the Elkhorn Slough, and send us your amazing images for the 2015 Elkhorn Slough Calendar Photo Contest!  We're accepting entries until September 30th, so there's still time to select your best shots from the past couple of years—or, better still, take some new ones.

Enjoy the beauty of the watershed and the chance to be part of the 2015 Elkhorn Slough wall calendar.  It's a win-win proposition.

Give us your best shot today!

ESF Earns National Recognition

ESF Accreditation

The Elkhorn Slough Foundation has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.  ESF is one of only 280 land trusts from across the country that has been awarded accreditation since Fall 2008. As an accredited land trust, ESF is authorized to display a seal attesting that we meet national standards for excellence, uphold the public trust and ensure that our conservation efforts are permanent.

Read more in our press release.


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