Underwater video from Point Arena SMR identifying various marine species. Videography: Amanda Van Diggelen, CDFW Environmental Scientist Music: Heartstrings by Dave Depper Footage: The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Marine Applied Research & Exploration
Video editing by Leslie Kashiwada, CDFW Scientific Aid Music: Seagal by We Shore Is Dedicated Castor Wheel Pivot by Blue Dot Sessions Footage: Marine Applied Research & Exploration, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Mendocino MPAs. Marine protected areas are specially designated underwater areas that prohibit or limit the take of marine resources.
A Community-Based Guide to Marine Protected Areas outside the Golden Gate for Recreational Fishermen, Kayakers, Beach-goers, Boaters and Ocean Stewards.
Near the Oregon border, the Tolowa Dee-ni’ are actively engaged in scientific research and conducting habitat assessments on declining smelt and mussel populations. When gathering mussels, they follow specific rules on the size and number to gather to ensure the species’ survival. Want to learn more? Watch more Tending Nature at http://www.kcet.org/shows/tending-nature