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Portia Halbert, California State Parks; Credit: Michael Short

Portia Halbert, California State Parks Environmental Scientist, tells the tale of the marvelous and mysterious marbled murrelet, an endangered seabird that prefers to nest in the canopies of old-growth trees such as redwoods here in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

To keep up to date with Portia Halbert’s resources and research on marbled murrelets, go to her blog: parks.ca.gov/mamu

April 2021

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