The Adventure Continues… Moss Landing
It doesn’t seem like too much has changed in Moss Landing since Huell visited back in the early 2000s; it’s still a small fishing village with more wildlife inhabitants than people! The Captain’s Inn is still there, as is Phil’s Fish Market. Huell was there during the month of April, and it appears that spring might be a great time for a trip down to the Monterey area to check out the birds and marine mammals in and around Elkhorn Slough.
Huell sets off from Moss Landing in the middle of Monterey Bay and discovers Elkhorn Slough. It’s an ecological treasure, providing habitat for rare plants, animals, and nearly 300 species of birds. The slough harbors the largest tract of tidal salt marsh in California outside of San Francisco Bay, and its watershed includes dunes, coastal marsh, oak woodlands, and unique maritime chaparral.