Park Wavelengths - Thursday, February 4, 2016

February 04, 2016 Posted by: Loretta Farley

Park Wavelengths - Thursday, February 4, 2016

New northern elephant seal protection measures go into place today, February 4. The temporary closure begins ¼-mile [west] from the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center (as one faces the beach/bay, to the right). The closure will last through March 31. The closure provides respite to nursing mothers and males resting up for future struggles. Beachcombers head towards Limantour Estero on the left side of the beach. [Please be aware that the collection of seashells, rocks, and other items (aside from garbage) is prohibited. - Ed.]

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Last updated: February 4, 2016

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