Dr. Tim Tinker, principal author; Research Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey (retired); Adjunct Professor, UC Santa Cruz, Nhydra Ecological Research
Dr. James Estes, contributing author; Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey (retired); Distinguished Professor Emeritus, UC Santa Cruz
Dr. James Bodkin, contributing author; Research Wildlife Biologist (retired), U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Science Center
Dr. Shawn Larson, contributing author; Curator of Conservation Research, Seattle Aquarium
Dr. Mike Murray, contributing author; Jane Dunaway Director of Veterinary Services, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Dr. Jan Hodder, contributing author; Emeritus Professor, University of Oregon, Institute of Marine Biology
On July 27, 2022, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published a Sea Otter Feasibility Assessment on the reintroduction of sea otters to Northern California and Oregon. The USFWS staff utilized the scientific findings from the Elakha Alliance’s Feasibility Study in the majority of their Assessment.
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