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Our 2020 Grant Awards

Announcing  Grant Awards for sea otter science, conservation & education

2020 sea otter grant awards

Proudly funding and working with these organizations and universities to bring about change for sea otters and sea otter habitat.
  • Alaska SeaLife Center: sea otter nursery improvements & medical equipment for sea otter rehabilitative care
  • Seattle Aquarium: studying Microplastics in sea otter feces & food-potential impacts on otter health
  • Research studies from these university graduate students:
    1. Kyle Shanebeck, University of Alberta, Investigating sea otter inflammatory response to intestinal parasites
    2. Richard Grewelle, Stanford University;   Development of a test to determine the presence of a pathogen in southern sea otters
    3. Sophia Lyon, University of San Francisco, Investigating southern sea otter ecology in the California northern range