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California Sea Otter Fund: $3 Million and Counting…

Since it’s inception in 2007, the California Sea Otter Fund has provided critical support for sea otter research and conservation. The Fund has raised over $3 million through the generous and continued support of otter-loving Californians. Each year the Fund must meet a target goal in order to stay on the tax form the following year so please consider making a [...]

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Californians, Please Remember Sea Otters on Tax Day!

California’s southern sea otter has been listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act since 1977.  39 years later and counting, their conservation status remains unchanged and their future remains uncertain.  Despite decades of protection, the southern sea otter population’s growth has stalled and the species shows few signs of recovery. Recent studies have [...]

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Governor Brown signs legislation to help sea otters

Great news to share! Governor Brown signs legislation to extend the California Sea Otter Fund, one of the most critical funding sources for sea otter research, conservation and education. The sunset date of the California Sea Otter Fund has been extended until 2021. About the California Sea Otter Fund The CA Sea Otter Fund supports [...]

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Legislation introduced to extend funding source for sea otter research, conservation and education

Great news to share! Legislation has been introduced here in California to extend the California Sea Otter Fund, one of the most critical funding sources for sea otter research, conservation and education. Check out these links for more info. http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/environment-and-nature/20141202/legislation-introduced-to-extend-funding-source-for-sea-otter-research Californians, Please Remember Sea Otters on Tax Day http://seaotters.com/2014/02/07/californians-please-remember-sea-otters-on-tax-day/ California Sea Otter Fund https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Tax-Donation  

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Californians, Please Remember Sea Otters on Tax Day!

The sea otters that live off the coast of California are in trouble. As many or more adults die each year as there are young otters that survive to adulthood. The reasons for this are several and not totally understood, but quite a few are the result of things people do, or put into the [...]

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Making a Difference: The California Sea Otter Fund

The California Sea Otter Fund supports researchers working to understand what’s threatening sea otters so we can find ways to help them recover.  Each year the Fund must meet a target goal in order to stay on the tax form the following year.  You can contribute to the CA Sea Otter Fund when filing your CA income [...]

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Seaotters.com is dedicated to raising awareness about California's threatened sea otters and the role research plays in the species recovery and conservation. It's a collaboration of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, U.C. Santa Cruz, U.C. Davis, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, among others. Seaotters.com is also home of the world's first HD live stream of southern sea otters in the wild.