Panel on Sea Otters

September 19, 2022 - 6:30 PM
Elakha Alliance

A sea otter eating at the surface /photo by Lilian Carswell
Sea otter at sea.\Photo by Lilian Carswell.

On Monday, Sept. 19, at 6:30 p.m., the Elakha Alliance is hosting three representatives from the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) to discuss potential sea otter reintroductions along the West Coast. All are welcome to attend this free webinar, and participants are encouraged to submit questions upon registering. See our article here to learn more about the USFWS Sea Otter Feasibility Assessment.

About the panel:

“The Elakha Alliance has invited Lilian Carswell, who will give a short presentation summarizing the findings of the most recent USFWS Feasibility Assessment regarding the reintroduction of sea otters to Northern California and Oregon. Then, Michele Zwartjes and Michelle St. Martin will join Dr. Carswell on a panel to answer pertinent questions submitted by participants using the registration form below.”

USFWS Panel Representatives:

  • Michele Zwartjes, Field Supervisor for the Oregon Coast Field Office
  • Lillian Carswell, Southern Sea Otter Recovery & Marine Conservation Coordinator 
  • Michelle St. Martin, Marine Conservation Coordinator

To register, go here.