Science and Conservation of Sea Otters

The Elakha Alliance in Paddler Magazine

Author, photographer, and Oregonian Neil Shullman recently published a great piece in Paddler Magazine, about the Elakha Alliances effort to return sea otters to the Oregon coast. ‘Welcome Back, Otter: inside the fight to bring an ecological super hero back home‘ starts with Neil perched on a rock on Knight Island in Prince William Sound in Alaska – as he listens through the foggy scenery, to the crunching sound of sea otters consuming shellfish. “I know the sound, although it’s been missing in my home state of Oregon for more than a century, writes Shullman.

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