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Recurring Event Event Series: Tell Your Friends about SCGive

Tell Your Friends about SCGive

November 28, 2022 @ 12:00 am 11:59 pm

SWS-for-SC-Give
https://scgive.org/2022_soundwater

At shoreline events, Sound Water Stewards will create learning opportunities to connect people with local marine life  — and share sustainability actions to preserve the marine environment!

Here is a list of Local Places and what YOU can see there (depending on the season and tides):

Leque Island

  • Heron rookery
  • marine birds
  • salmon habitat restoration

Iverson Spit Preserve

  • varnish clams, Eastern soft-shell clams
  • ghost shrimp (sand shrimp), sculpins
  • driftwood
  • freshwater pond, former beaver dam
  • seasonal marine birds: herons, hooded mergansers, eagles, green-winged teals, mallards, buffleheads, seagulls

Barnum Point

  • bluff erosion
  • holes in bluff that various birds use for nests
  • freshwater pond, ducks
  • native and invasive plants
  • whale bites: in season, on minus tides
  • marine birds: goldeneyes, herons, mergansers, eagles, cormorants, grebes, surf scoters, buffleheads , hawks, and seagulls

Camano Island State Park

  • bluff erosion
  • native trees and plants: Pacific Madrone, Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar, Big-Leaf Maple, mosses, ferns, Salal, snowberry, kinnickinnick
  • plankton
  • snail eggs on rocks
  • eelgrass beds with brownish diatoms
  • Bald eagles

Cama Beach State Park

  • minus-tide species (tides below 0.0 feet) in the eelgrass and under rocks
  • Cranberry Lake wetlands with water plants and water birds
  • bluff erosion
  • Bald eagles
  • native trees and plants: Pacific Madrone, Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar, Big-Leaf Maple, mosses, ferns, Salal, snowberry, kinnickinnick
  • sand dollars

Maple Grove Boat Launch AND Utsalady Boat Launch

  • forage fish – at high tide
  • barnacle eating nudibranch – at minus tide

Camano View Road

  • Pigeon Guillemot

The more funds we raise, the more learning events we will be able to present.

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