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H.R. 4043 – The bill that could destroy southern sea otter recovery efforts.

April 19th 2012 marks a critical day for southern sea otter recovery efforts and the future health of California’s marine ecosystem. It is a day where we reach a fork in the road and we need your help in continuing … 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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Federal Judge finds government must take action

You may have already heard our news that a Federal Judge ruled in favor of sea otters last week in our lawsuit to end the no otter zone.  As we noted in an earlier post, the government’s response to our … Continue reading

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Otter Starz: Featuring Mark Lolik of Monterey Bay Photos

When news of the struggling otter population hits, we get a lot of questions like, “what can people do?” What an opportunity! Unfortunately, it’s a complicated question. The issues that face otters are big. But like all big issues, they … Continue reading

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Can you help send sea otters to Washington DC?

Today we launched our Give Sea Otters a Voice Fund, and are asking for holiday donations to send sea otters to Washington DC. Technically we’re not going to send the actual sea otters to DC–don’t worry! In addition to being … Continue reading

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Sea Otter bill passes in the House

We tweeted and facebooked in glee as soon as we heard the news, but somehow it slipped my mind to post it here. At any rate, the Sea Otter Research and Recovery Act passed the House on Tuesday with a … Continue reading

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Sea Otter Bill Update

July has been a tough month for otters! First the survey results, and now the otter bill’s been stumped. In response to yesterday’s post, Barbara asked what we can do–certainly something we were all wondering here at the office. I … Continue reading

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