If someone sees a marine mammal that may be in distress, they should immediately call The Marine Mammal Center stranding hotline at 415-289-SEAL (7325).
Even doing small things such as picking up litter can save a life. Consider participating in beach cleanups! You can also make smart consumer choices by supporting companies with environmentally responsible records.
About Rachel: With a background in biology and environmental science, Rachel Loud has been a core part of NatureBridge for more than 11 years, spending her first five years on the education team at our Golden Gate campus. Prior to NatureBridge, Rachel ran the summer camp at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge as an intern and worked as a CIMI marine science educator with Guided Discoveries.
Hailing from Boise, Idaho, Rachel’s favorite outdoor space is Palau, an archipelago of several hundred islands in the western Pacific Ocean best known for its diving and coral reefs and her favorite national park is Glacier National Park.
Stay tuned for more NatureBridge staff insights on wildlife, flora and fauna in this 'Lessons from the Field' series.