Category Archives: Volunteer

Central Coast Monitoring Program the Most Successful in the State

MONTEREY, CA – On July 4th, 2012, a milestone of 2000 surveys monitoring California’s Marine Protected Areas (MPA) was reached by volunteers with The Otter Project’s Central Coast MPA Watch program. Starting in March 2011, MPA Watch was launched in … Continue reading

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US Fish and Wildlife Service opens Public Comment Period to End No Otter Zone

On Friday, August 26, 2011, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) opened the 60 day public comment period on their proposal to end the 24-year-old southern sea otter translocation program and to abolish the otter management zone. This is … Continue reading

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Taking a stand for the otters you love!!!

So this morning, I was delighted when I opened up my email to find an article about Dr. Terrie Williams studying the heartrate of marine animals up in Santa Cruz to determine how they are affected by our actions.   I … Continue reading

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Volunteering with The Otter Project

Calling all Otter-lovers! If you’re news years resolution was to save the ocean, or if you want to make sea otters your valentine all year long in 2011…COME VOLUNTEER WITH THE OTTER PROJECT!!! Information on volunteering with us is now … Continue reading

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HR 261: Ban Offshore Oil

Although oil is highly toxic and dangerous to all living creatures, our favorite furry friends are exceptionally susceptible to oil’s negative impacts. Sea otters rely on their dense fur to keep them warm in the water and, when oiled, they … Continue reading

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OPEN HOUSE

Who:      THE OTTER PROJECT What:     OPEN HOUSE Where:  THE OFFICE (475 WASHINGTON ST. STE A, MONTEREY, CA 93940) When:    TUESDAY, MARCH 1ST….3-8PM Why:      BECAUSE WE ALL LOVE OTTERS!!! WE TALK OTTER Come on by The Otter Project to meet our … Continue reading

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MPA Watch Volunteers Needed

As part of our effort to protect sea otter HABITAT, The Otter Project has been heavily involved with the formation of Marine Protected Areas (underwater parks) along California’s central coast. In order to foster compliance with the regulations of these … Continue reading

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