California: Elkhorn Slough Kayaking

September 13th: Another moody, grey day on the central coast of California. We'd reserved a 3 hour guided kayak trip from Moss Landing via Kayak Connection. We paddled up Elkhorn Slough. From their website:
The Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve is one of 28 National Estuarine Research Reserves established nationwide as field laboratories for scientific research and estuarine education. The Reserve is administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and managed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife
It was a nice trip with a great leader and easy paddling. We saw tons of birds, sea lions, harbor seals, and otters. Again it would have been nice to have blue skies, but I won't complain.

Ready to go!



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