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BOOKS

 

Adams bookElephant Seals
by Carole and Phil Adams.
Central Coast Press

This book provides the core of the training for our docents. It is easy to read and goes into the subject in some depth. All royalties from the sale of the book are donated to Friends of the Elephant Seal. 60 Pages. Available in our shop.
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Seals book coverA Colony of Seals
by Vickie Leon
Life cycles, behaviors, and habitats of pinnipeds of the central coast of California: harbor seals, elephant seals, and sea lions. suitable for all ages with beautiful pictures. Available in our shop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Raft of Sea Otters
by Vickie Leon
Life cycles, behaviors and habitats of sea otters and their rebound from near extinction. for all ages with beautiful pictures. Available in our shop.

 

 

 

 

 




Seals and Sea LionsSeals and Sea Lions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discovering Marine MammalsDiscovering Marine Mammals
by Nancy Field and Sally Machlis
Discovering Nature Library

Information on marine mammals for the young reader with stickers, activities and games. Available in our shop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNET RESOURCES


Año Nuevo State Reserve

Point Reyes National Seashore - Elephant Seals

Scripps Institution of Oceanography - UCSD

The Ocean Conservancy

Friends of the Sea Otter

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

National Marine Mammal Laboratory

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA

NOAA Fisheries: Office for Law Enforcement

Census of Marine Life - Videos

Save Our Shores

Marine Mammal Center

Pacific Marine Mammal Center

The Otter Project

Elephant Seals - A "Must-See" for Photographers

Tracking of Elephant Seals

Tracking of Pelagic Predators

Journal of Experimental Biology
(search for mirounga and elephant in Summary|Title)

Animal Diversity Web - University of Michigan
(articles on entire animal kingdom and insights into animal taxonomy)

Marine Science On-line Course

 

PARTNERS

Friends of the Elephant Seal works with many agency and non-profit partners. Learn more about them here.

Americas BywaysSan Luis Obispo North Coast Scenic Byway

monterrey bay national marineMonterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

hearst castleHearst Castle State Historical Monument

California’s Marine Protected Area Network

national conservation landsPiedras Blancas Outstanding Natural Area

san simeon chamberSan Simeon Chamber of Commerce

big sur chamber

Big Sur Chamber of Commerce

 

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