's Wild for Otters Kickstarter Project Successfully Funded’s ‘Wild for Otters’ Kickstarter Project Successfully Funded!

We did it! Thanks to 289 awesome Kickstarter backers, is going to launch the world’s first HD live stream of California sea otters in the wild. That’s right, our Kickstarter project was successfully funded. Our heartfelt thanks goes out to each and every one of our Wild for Otters Kickstarter backers. We couldn’t have done it […]

Elkhorn Slough Sea Otter Study

Taking a closer look at sea otters in the Elkhorn Slough

With sea otter captures at Elkhorn Slough wrapping up, scientists are excited about successfully capturing 20 sea otters in three days. While asleep under anesthesia, these southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) underwent physical exams and had their weights and measurements taken. Sample collections of blood and fat were taken for testing to help researchers […]

OtterFacts - Sea Otter Awareness Week

Announcing the Sea Otter Awareness Week “#OtterFacts” Prize Giveaway!

In celebration of Sea Otter Awareness Week, we’ve teamed up with our friends at the Georgia Aquarium for a week of fun!  Learn about sea otters, share it with others and you’ll have a chance to win FREE logo gear! How to play?  Make sure you’re following @seaottersdotcom on Twitter.  Look for our #OtterFacts tweets and RT them.  At the […]

Sea otter pup asleep on mom

Countdown to Sea Otter Awareness Week – Sept 22-28

Sea Otter Awareness Week is right around the corner!  With fun, family-friendly events happening all over town, this is a great way for you and your family to spend your time!  Whether you enjoy kayaking in the slough or eating breakfast with sea otters, there’s something fun for everyone!  Come with us to celebrate the […]

Sea otter pup, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Make a Splash at Monterey Bay Aquarium’s ‘Otter Days’

NEWS RELEASE:  California’s iconic southern sea otters are among the most charismatic creatures in the wild – and they need our help! On September 21 and 22, the Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates these engaging animals during “Otter Days,”  a weekend full of special events and activities that promises to be fun and educational for the […]

Sea otter pup feeding from bottle

Sea otters are cute, charismatic and fun to watch. They’re also threatened.

Sea otters are cute, charismatic and fun to watch.  They’re also threatened.  You can help us raise awareness — big time!  Please consider supporting our Wild for Otters Kickstarter project.  Every dollar counts so pledge what you can and please help us spread the word.  Thanks so much for your support! Sea Otters Need Our Help! […]

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About 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. is also home of the world's first HD live stream of southern sea otters in the wild.