Morro Bay shows good health, new report says

The Tribune, San Luis ObispoApril 7, 2014 


Gloria Montemagni and Gary Ruggerone bunch grass for planting. Eelgrass is being transplanted in Morro Bay. David Middlecamp 8-20-2013


— Morro Bay is healthy and thriving, with few exceptions, the Morro Bay National Estuary Program reported.

The nonprofit environmental agency released a State of the Bay report over the weekend. Previously, the last report came in 2010, executive director Adrienne Harris said. The new report's findings are based on five years of data collection and research.

The speakers at the event, held at the Morro Bay Community Center on Saturday, discussed the estuary's water quality, sedimentation, habitat restoration and quality of life for birds, plants, fish and other aquatic creatures.

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