Monterey Herald: Students Explore Elkhorn Slough Reserve

Monterey Herald, 2/8/2020, “Students explore Elkhorn Slough Reserve,” by Ashleigh Papp.

WATSONVILLE — For students at Watsonville’s Mount Madonna School, learning beyond the confines of the classroom is taken to a new level. Earlier this week, students from fifth and ninth grade classes, 18 total, spent the day exploring Elkhorn Slough Reserve.

This hidden gem is the second-largest estuary in California, situated along the Pacific Coast of Monterey Bay. Founded in 1979, Elkhorn Slough offers oak forests, coastal prairie and tidal marsh for students young and old to explore. Read more