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Our docks, facilities, and access trails on Calvert Island are closed to visitors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This closure extends to the shorelines of Pruth Bay, West Beach, and North Beach.

Monterey Aquarium Visits Calvert Island - Hakai Institute

Monterey Aquarium Visits Calvert Island

Sea otter scientists from California relay their impressions of studying sea otters in Canada.

Monterey Aquarium Sea Otter Research Coordinator Michelle Staedler and Senior Research Biologist Jessica Fujii traveled to Calvert Island to help Hakai’s Erin Rechsteiner and her crew monitor northern sea otters. Michelle shared her insights from the expedition on their aquarium blog.

Winter Sea Otter Research on the West Coast of Canada

This short video highlights how the logistics of sea otter research on the Central Coast of British Columbia differs from the Central Coast of California.