Seen in the Press

Selected press clips highlighting California Sea Grant, our extension specialists, and funded researchers.

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  • La Jolla Light
    August 11, 2016

    State Fellows Morgan Visalli and Jocelyn Enevoldsen are environmental science graduates from UC Santa Barbara who’ve taken on the task of walking the 1,300 miles of the California Coastal Trail. On Tuesday, they passed through La Jolla and met with students and beachgoers for a chat by Scripps Pier.

  • NBC News
    July 13, 2016

    More than a thousand people packed a ballroom at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Wednesday to hear about proposals to redevelop Seaport Village. For the first time, the public was invited to comment on the plans proposed by six developers on Wednesday.

    Theresa Talley of Sea Grant told NBC 7 that she wants the ocean environment to be sustained.

    “We're just hoping that some of these messages of being concerned about the environment, people's well-being, the fishing industry and aquaculture stay on the forefront,” Talley said.

  • UC Davis Newsroom
    June 28, 2016

    Ocean acidification makes it harder for sea snails to escape from their sea star predators, according to a study from the University of California, Davis.

    The study was funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, California Sea Grant and UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory.

  • Eureka Times-Standard
    May 06, 2016

    California Sea Grant Extension marine ecologist Joe Tyburczy recalled how a Humboldt State University graduate student researching the sea stars in 2013 noticed her specimens were breaking apart in the marine lab tanks.

  • KCBX
    May 04, 2016

    Scientists are working hard to get a handle on the changing environments of the world’s oceans, and one woman in particular, [California Sea Grant and] Cal Poly’s very own biologist Jennifer O’Leary is among those leading the way.

    O’Leary recently received a prestigious Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation and is freshly back on the Central Coast from management and conservation work she’s doing in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean.

  • Del Norte Triplicate
    May 03, 2016

    The hikers are using their journey to drum up public awareness for the 1,230-mile route. Using GPS, the hikers will identify gaps and create interpretive content for the California Coastal Trail Association.

    Enevoldsen and Visalli, graduates of UC Santa Barbara's Bren School of Environmental Science, are wrapping up year-long California Sea Grant State Fellowships.