Happy Friday, Naturalists! Enjoy this gallery of 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards finalists! https://www.comedywildlifephoto.com/gallery/2017_finalists.php
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Each year bird lovers visit Morro Bay to see, photograph, and learn about birds at the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival. In 2018, the festival will run from Friday, Jan. 12 - Monday, Jan. 15. Located on the Pacific Flyway, over 200 species are usually sighted during the weekend. Festival organizers are once again looking for volunteers. As a volunteer, you may attend any open festival event with the registration fee being waived if you volunteer for a minimum of 6 hours. See more on this opportunity at http://morrobaybirdfestival.org/volunteer-signup-sheets/. To learn more about the festival in general, visit http://morrobaybirdfestival.org/. Popular events fill fast.
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Good news for California ecosystems: “We are seeing a substantial decline in plastic grocery bags litter on beaches, rivers and parkways,” says John Laird, California’s Secretary for Natural Resources, of the preliminary results from 2017 Coastal Cleanup Day. http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/11/13/editorial-success-californias-first-in-the-nation-plastic-bag-ban-works/
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