So, we're "diving" right into another snippet from the research trip, another short clip from an amazing interview.
The interview subject Brian Ackerman has spent more than 24 years in observation and study of Monterey Bay, Elkhorn Slough and Moss Landing, California. If anyone can tell the story of "Deconstructing Eden" - and why this area needs to be protected - it is definitely Brian.
He now operates Whisper Charters, Inc.,which takes guests into the slough in a comfortable electric boat, which is virtually silent running and leaves no carbon footprint in the estuary. His boat makes for a GREAT photography platform and is by far very "family friendly."
Here are about five and a half minutes of a 15-minute interview I conducted with Brian that really goes to the heart of why the sea otters are so important to that area:
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