Category Archives: Sea otter art and culture

2013 Coastal Art & Poetry Contest Winners

The California Coastal commission recently posted the winners of their annual Coastal Art & Poetry Contest. We post a lot of serious issues here on the blog and sometimes the perspective of a child says a lot more than a … Continue reading

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From the mouths of babes

I was cleaning up our website and came across this picture in our kids art gallery.  In light of recent events, I thought I would share it with you.  No other words are neccessary.  Thanks Natalia!

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Endangered Neighbors

Those of you who attended last years sea otter art show The Otter Zone might remember this guy: This great shot was featured right in the center of last years’ show. It’s by Sebastian Kennerknecht, a local wildlife photographer who … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup

It was a busy week here at The Otter Project–there’s a lot of movement in the oceans and some big projects impacting sea otters and their habitat will be coming down the pipes soon. This Thursday I attended the Southern … Continue reading

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Inland girl scout works to save the otters

As the only non-profit dedicated solely to saving the California sea otter, we are frequently contacted by students or educators who are interested in learning more about the sea otter and what they can do to help. We believe everyone … Continue reading

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Otters take over airport tarmac–next step, the world

Yes, otters have started on the path to world domination, which everyone knows begins with a dramatic, high speed chase out of your carrier onto the airport tarmac. Bemused newscasters from the Columbus news report the story here on Ohio’s … Continue reading

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Dance of the sea otter–a documentary

This is a delightful little documentary about sea otters in Canada. It has lovely footage of otters, the beautiful Canadian coastline, and my favorite line describing the bottom of the sea: “a fantastic bouillabaisse of life”.  The film also asks some hard questions … Continue reading

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