Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that studies and protects imperiled ecosystems by engaging diverse communities through innovative scientific and artistic collaborations.
At Año Nuevo State Park Oikonos continues the 21 year time-series documenting seabird populations and ecological dynamics.
Specific objectives include:
- Track the population status of seabirds breeding on the island and mainland
- Improve nesting habitat quality on the island and document success of the restoration
- Investigate bio-indicators of prey and ocean conditions
- Contribute to education and outreach