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SWU Field Trips

Sound Waters University Field Trips

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Are you curious about marine mammals? Do you want to learn about environmental resilience to climate change? Join us, register for our 1 day University for
The Winter Birds of Deer Lagoon, Whidbey
Calling all early birds to join Jay Adams for this wonderful winter bird field trip! February mornings at Dugualla Lake and Bay can draw a
nw swan association picture of 3 flying swns
Skagit Flats Birding Caravan
Do you enjoy birding? The Skagit Flats are renowned for wintertime viewing of geese, tundra and trumpeter swans, and shore birds. We will explore the
Flood photo from king tides
Camano Bluffs, Beaches, Slides & Tides: Reporting What You See Using MyCoast App
Did you know Camano Island (and Whidbey) shorelines are filled with bluffs rising 20 to 200 feet high? Do you walk on the beach and wonder how
Cornet Bay
The Connection Point Between the Big Trees and the Salish Sea – Whidbey
Learn about shoreline conservation and how you can participate in active stewardship of this essential resource and the element that binds us all: water. The
Field Trip of Janet with Large Tree Roots
now: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm: Walking on the Wild Side of the Old Growth Forest at South Whidbey State Park
POSTPONED TO FEB 5 at 1:30 pm. SOLD OUT. Discover the amazing ecosystem of an old-growth forest. Join Janet Hall, retired WA State Park Interpreter, for a
Orca Spy Hopping
Marine Mammals of the Salish Sea: A Guide to Identification and Responsible Viewing – Rosario
Have you wondered how you tell a whales from one another or a seal from a sea lion? Join Erin Johns Gless of the Pacific
now Feb 10 @ 9 am: The Winter Birds of Dugualla Bay and Lake (Dugualla Preserve)
Feb 10 @ 9 am: Calling all early birds to join Jay Adams for this wonderful winter bird Sound Waters University field trip! February mornings at Dugualla Lake
madrone-tree
Pacific Madrone with Marianne Elliott and Michael Yadrick of ArbutusARME at Camano Island State Park
Only for Sound Waters University registrants, requires event + field trip ticket. Learn about the ecology and range of Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii), its pollinators and
stormwater drain
Understanding Water Flow and Watersheds – Camano
Learn how the water flows, how you can make a difference, from a watershed expert. In the Pacific Northwest, all water flows through pervious surfaces,
Libbey Beach shoreline
The Western Bluffs, Beaches, and Waves of Whidbey Island
Back by popular demand! Nothing is constant but change! Come explore Libbey Beach Park just north of Partridge Point on Western Whidbey Island. Study how
madrone-tree
Pacific Madrone with Marianne Elliott and Michael Yadrick of ArbutusARME at Camano Island State Park
Learn about the ecology and range of Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii), its pollinators and wildlife associations, and health concerns such as diseases and climate change.
Libbey Beach shoreline
The Western Bluffs, Beaches, and Waves of Whidbey Island
Back by popular demand! Nothing is constant but change! Come explore Libbey Beach Park just north of Partridge Point on Western Whidbey Island. Study how