Morro Bay

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  • Descriptive Essay : Winding Along Highway 41 Bound West

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    steering-wheel is necessary as I carefully glide my vehicle along the undulating roads toward my destination. Morro Bay, my favorite coastal childhood getaway town, still remains the place I can escape to when I need to take my mind off of my troubles. I can hear the crackling picking up now, interrupting the foretelling tunes of my favorite song, "Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)”

  • Bureau Of Land Management : Cerro Alto

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    Cerro Alto is the name of both the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) campground and the hike to one of the highest spots in San Luis Obispo County. This lovely, wooded campground is on Highway 41, in a shaded canyon, seven miles from Morro Bay. It is a place I have camped often when visiting the area. It has twenty-two sites, pit toilets and water. It is also scenic, green and quiet. The campground is at 1,000 feet, and Cerro Also Peak is 2,624 feet, a 1,600-foot climb, quite strenuous in places

  • The California Clapper Rail and Its Preservation

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    California Clapper Rail (A) Description and Ecology The California Clapper Rail, Rallus longirostris obsoletus, is a northern California bird that typically resides in the San Francisco Bay Estuary, and can be seen as south as San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay. The clapper rail is part of the order Gruiformes and the family Rallidae. It is one of the largest birds in the Rallidae family, measuring 32-47 cm bill to tail typically. Males on average weigh 300-350g and females weigh in at 248-301g

  • Gentrification and White Preference in the Rhode Island Housing Market

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    the national, and even international symbol for black culture with a vibrancy that is not seen in the suburbs. Finally, in San Francisco, in the bay area, there has been a massive influx of affluent companies that have completely devastated the middle class due to a high rise in wealthy, educated, employees. These employees have taken residence up in the bay area, causing the entirety of the already previously gentrified neighborhood to skyrocket to unobtainable prices, even for the

  • The Abandoned Colony by Karen Ordahl Kupperman

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    Professor David Quinn’s theory to explain what happened. The bulk of the colony moved to the Chesapeake Bay and lived in peace while the rest stayed behind to guard the heavier equipment. However, the Spanish threat and Indian hostility forced them to leave. They were the ones who left the notes. Rumors continued to spin when Indians told stories to the people of Jamestown in the Chesapeake Bay about whites living with the Indians. Unfortunately, White, Ralegh, and everyone else searching for the

  • The Maryland Oyster Industry And Its Decline Throughout History

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    fifth of the men in the entire fishing industry were Chesapeake Bay oystermen. There were twenty-six thousand fishermen and processors employed in the Chesapeake oyster industry. The bay then had around forty-two thousand boats, just for oystering. On average, they were harvesting fifteen million pounds of oysters a year. In 1885, twenty nine million bushels were harvested. An increased demand led to increases in harvests. The bay quickly began to deplete. From 1865 to 1959 there was a series of

  • Estuaries : San Francisco Bay

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    per thousand), and in this region freshwater organisms can live. Near the mouth of the bay, the salinity level can be as high as 36 ppt, which is as salty as the ocean. Since this estuary is located in a temperate zone, the average daily temperature of the water changes with the seasons. More than 350 species of fish live in the Chesapeake bay, this bay provides rich fishing opportunities for fisherman. This Bay supports more than 3,600 species of plant and animal life altogether. Now picture, how

  • The Chesapeake Bay Watershed

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    lasting consequences. The opportunity to act is right where anyone stands and the closest one to this area is known as the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Therefore, the amount of nutrients going into the Chesapeake Bay should be reduced since the use of fertilizers has increased dramatically over time causing water pollution and the death of many species. The Chesapeake Bay Watershed is the largest one in the Atlantic Seaboard of North America; it covers 64,000 square miles of the United States, starting

  • Ka Moa`E: The Tradewinds

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    and if she needs him he will be there for her no matter what. The ninth and tenth verses say that their love is united by sweetness and she’s his sweetheart of the seas of Kona with the dew of Ma‘ihi, so she must live in Kona by Ma‘ihi Bay. The final verse says for his love, the sweetheart on the quiet seas of Kona, to tell their story. This song is a simple love song about how much a man misses the woman that he loves and how happy he will be when they will be able to be

  • Health Care, Environmental Hazards, And Building Trust With The Narragansett Community Essay

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    Step 1: Gather information and identify preliminary issues. In this case, the most important issues are inadequate access to health care, environmental hazards, behavioral risk factors, and building trust with the Narragansett community. The first three issues are important because they directly affect the health of the Native American population. Additionally, building trust with the Narragansett tribe in order to perform research and collaborative planning is the key to designing successful care