Elkhorn Slough Restoration Project

Restoration of endangered California grassland ecosystems

  • Adam Connor University of Victoria


This study focuses on a culmination restoration project at the Elkhorn Slough National Estuary Reserve in Moss Landing, California. The restoration of endangered California Grassland ecosystems and coastal riparian areas. This project was performed over the course of two months, where the researcher was introduced to an unfamiliar ecosystem and the associated issues that have caused degradation and loss of historical fidelity. The researcher worked with government and non-profit organizations, balancing stakeholder engagement and a volunteer workforce to complete the replanting of native grass species at two unique sites.

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