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Elkhorn Slough Restoration Lecture | In-Person (Gentrain, MPC Campus)

Course Description:

Over the past 150 years, human actions have altered the tidal, freshwater and sediment processes that are essential to support and sustain Elkhorn Slough. A 122-acre marsh restoration project is currently underway, the first large-scale restoration of its type in this estuary. Restoring this degraded habitat took many hands, from planning to planting, and highlights the importance of a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to restoring sustainable habitat for the future.

 

Tuition: $0.00

Additional Fees: $0.00



Day/Time

Wednesday, Oct. 5 *1:30 - 2:30pm* (1 session)

Location

Offered in collaboration with our friends at The Gentrain Society, this lecture will be held in Lecture Forum 103 at Monterey Peninsula College from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Free – All Welcome. Parking is $3.

Facilitator:

Monique Fountain is director of the Tidal Wetland Program at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. In this role she runs a collaborative estuary-wide decision-making process with regional stakeholders and implements large-scale tidal marsh restoration projects.