Tag Archives: ocean conservation

Dungeness crabs

During the summer of 2013 I got to know Dungeness crabs very well. (Also see my 2013 post.) For three months, small crabs (about an inch or two across) and crab molts (old shells discarded so the crab can grow) littered … Continue reading

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Breakwater birds

Protecting the north side of Monterey Harbor is the U.S. Coast Guard breakwater and wharf. It doesn’t look like much of a birding spot from the parking lot, but if you look over the railing at low tide, there’s usually quite … Continue reading

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Big Blue Live in town

BIG BLUE LIVE, a production of PBS and BBC, with the Monterey Bay Aquarium and others, has been in town this past week exploring and filming our beloved Monterey Bay. The focus is on the fine shape the bay is in … Continue reading

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Great Pacific (Rowing) Race 2014

Update 7/1/2016: For news about the 2016 race, which is nearing the finish in Hawaii, visit the Great Pacific Race. In 7 days, 1 hour, 25 minutes, 59 seconds (as of this writing) — that is, on June 7 at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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