Community Engagement

A major pillar of the Elkhorn Slough Reserve is community engagement. There is great significance in engaging local communities to inspire stewardship towards the natural resources in their vicinity. These engagements are important for conservation at a local and national scale because they create the mobilization necessary for legislative change. Read more…

People and Places

My first week in Monterey Bay composed of meeting the Elkhorn Slough crew and the Bureau of Land Management. I felt immediately welcomed into their space of work. Beyond learning about everyone’s role within these agencies, I learned about their history. Learning about the places people came from and the Read more…

BioBlitz!

Featured Image: https://www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/california/fort-ord-national-monument   During the weekend I took part in an event at Elkhorn Slough Reserved called Bioblitz where people were invited to the reserve to take pictures of nature and upload them into the iNaturalist application. The goal was to use technology (phones, cameras, or ipads) to take as Read more…