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Monterey Bay Salmon & Trout Project

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General Agency Information
Name: Monterey Bay Salmon & Trout Project
Alternate Name(s): MBSTP
Address: 825 Big Creek Rd.
Davenport,  CA  95017
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Contact Information
Description: Founded in 1976, the Monterey Bay Salmon and Trout Project (MBSTP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration and enhancement of the native salmon and steelhead populations of the greater Monterey Bay area.
Programs: Reintroduction of Coho Salmon and Steelhead
The MBSTP operates a genetic conservation hatchery and rearing facility to supplement natural production which has been reduced due to habitat degradation and drought.

Chinook Salmon Enhancement
The MBSTP operates a salt-water net pen in Santa Cruz harbor to acclimate Chinook salmon fingerlings obtained from the Feather River or Mokulmne Hatchery into the ocean.

Salmon and Trout Education (STEP)
The Salmon and Trout Education Program (STEP) is an in-depth collection of K-12 hands-on science lesson plans with a salmonid theme, aligned with California and Next Generation Science Standards.
Volunteer Info: We are always looking for new volunteers to help with a variety of tasks throughout the year. Please visit the website for more information.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: None
Public Transportation: Contact for information
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: Membership (Individual or Family)
Areas Served: Monterey Bay Area
Physical Location: Davenport
Funding Source: Contributions
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Coastal Environmental Protection and Management
Fishery Conservation/Management
Marine Conservation
Private Nonprofits
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on March 21, 2018.