Your donations at work

Your donations fund sea otter biologists, conservation projects, and education programs that directly help sea otter populations.

Dive into our interviews with sea otter grant recipients below.

Can sea otters help stabilize nearshore ecosystems? Find out here as we chat with Zachary Randell about the Seattle Aquarium study.


Ever wondered what it’s like to drive a virtual web camera for sea otters? Learn details as we chat about the Elkhorn Slough Foundation Ottercams.

Seattle Aquarium talks with us about their sea otters, extending the sea otter population and the grant they received to investigate the effects of microplastics on sea otter health.

Ron Eby discusses the Elkhorn Slough Foundation Ottercams which are web cameras designed to show sea otters, seals, sea lions, and other marine wildlife in the natural habitat of Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine  Research Reserve near Moss Landing, California.

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Sarah Chinn, Sonoma State University discusses sea otter end-lactation syndrome with us.