*Report Released* Kelp forest monitoring with volunteer kayak surveys: Data synthesis and recommendations for the MRC Volunteer Kelp Monitoring Program

January 31

In 2022, the WA Department of Fish and Wildlife worked with MRC's and the Northwest Straits Commission to review and provide recommendations on the kelp kayak monitoring protocol and to synthesize the MRC's kayak data for inclusion in the Floating Kelp Indicator. Their final report on this process and their recommendations have been completed and is now available.