Posts Tagged ‘Ano Nuevo’

Artists and Scientists Collaborate to Help Seabird Species

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
Rhinoceros Auklet

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Right now, northern elephant seal mating season is in full swing at Ano Nuevo State Reserve, a wildlife hotspot about a one-hour drive south of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. The seals are the loudest, largest, and most obvious beneficiaries of that reserve’s protected status, but the island just offshore provides critical breeding habitat to a number of seabird species. (more…)