Whaler's Cove, CA

The Giant Kelp Forests of Whaler's Cove

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Whaler's Cove with California State Parks

In Collaboration with California State Parks and the MPA Collaborative we explore Point Lobos State Marine Reserve.

Mendocino Coast and Portuguese Beach

We explore one of the last remaining old growth kelp forests in the area, as well as an “urchin barren” that was once a healthy ecosystem.

The Giant Kelp Forests of Whaler's Cove

A beautiful spot where we can see giant kelp forests that were once a main feature of the California coast.

North Coast Kelp Forest And Urchin Barren

Over the past five years, there has been a shift in nearshore kelp forest ecosystems, from a lush, diverse and bountiful kelp forest to a homogeneous, desolate, urchin barren.