Joe Tyburczy, a marine ecologist with California Sea Grant Extension, studies eelgrass and its impact on buffering ocean acidification in Humboldt Bay.
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Times StandardFebruary 16, 2020
Trout UnlimitedFebruary 13, 2020
Due to shallow depths in the streams of the California Russian River, endangered coho salmon struggle to migrate to complete their lifecycles. The Upper Green Valley Creek Streamflow Improvement Plan was established to bring the community together to modify water use to improve instream flow for coho salmon migration and ecosystem function.
Sacramento BeeJanuary 11, 2020
California Sea Grant Extnesion Specialist Monique Myers penned an op-ed in the Sacramento Bee highlighting the threat to California's beach culture from sea-level rise, and what we can learn from island nation Kiribati.
Associated PressDecember 23, 2019
Former California Sea Grant Extension Specialist Jennifer O'Leary is featured in this AP feature on struggling seagrass ecosystems around the world.
Phys OrgDecember 02, 2019
Though small and somewhat nondescript, quagga and zebra mussels pose a huge threat to local rivers, lakes and estuaries. California Sea Grant Extension Specialist Carolynn Culver and colleagues at UCSB's Marine Science Institute are adding to this arsenal of prevention measures with a pair of studies that appear in a special edition of the North American Journal of Fisheries Management. They focus on taking an integrated approach to the management of aquatic invasive species as the state works to move beyond its current toxic, water quality-reducing methods.
KCRWOctober 07, 2019
Butterfly Beach in Montecito is popular among beachgoers. But 30 years from now, there won’t be much of it left to enjoy.
“You're going to have more hours a day where the waves are just lapping up onto the seawall,” said Monique Myers, a California Sea Grant researcher studying the vulnerability of Santa Barbara’s coast.