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Our 2020 Grant Awards

Announcing   Grant Awards for  sea otter science, conservation & education

2020 sea otter grant awards
Exploring sea otter science and conservation together
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