U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites the public to community open houses on potential sea otter recovery efforts in Northern California and Oregon
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will host 16 public open houses with communities in Northern California and Oregon this June to gather input on the potential reintroduction of sea otters to their historical range. The open houses will provide communities and stakeholders an opportunity to ask questions, share perspectives and speak with Service staff about sea otters and the next steps in recovery efforts including the potential reintroduction process – should a proposal move forward.
The Service encourages interested stakeholders and the public to drop in any time during the open houses. Full details and open house information are also available here.
Open houses will be held in the following communities in Northern California: