“Creating Habitat & Ecological Connection via Native Plants” webinar

with Mariah Thomson of Snohomish Conservation Dist. Register to Attend (free) What makes a landscape an effective wildlife habitat?Mariah Thomson, Snohomish Conservation District Restoration Project Assistant, will share her perspective on why native plants are ecologically important for wildlife and humans alike, will cover what constitutes wildlife habitat, and provide a sample of native plants…

Climate Change Symposium

Presented by the Northwest Straits Commission for the Marine Resources Committees and interested persons. Contact Sasha Horst for details about the upcoming (third) symposium on Jan 20 at 3:30 pm with Dr. Terrie Klinger, Co-Director at the Washington Ocean Acidification Center (and former San Juan Marine Resources Committee member/NW Straits Commissioner). Dr. Ian Miller and Lisa Kaufman…

Landscaping for Wildlife

Landscaping for Wildlife: Creating habitat for beneficial animals and insects - sponsored by Snohomish Conservation District & partners Do you want to add some magic to your yard? Invite birds, butterflies, bees, frogs, and more with a landscape that welcomes local wildlife and gives them a safe space to thrive. Whether your landscape is a…

Recurring

Publication Date for SWS Newsletter

SWS monthly e-newsletter, Sound Waves, is published in Feb, Mar, May, June, Aug, Sep, Nov, Dec focusing on connecting Stewards with volunteer opportunities and organizational events. SWS quarterly e-newsletter, Beach Log, is published in January, April, July and October and features articles that showcase SWS contributions to the greater community. Newsletters are published/distributed on or before the…

Sound Toxins Annual Training

Everyone that needs a HAB database login should have it and should go in and explore the new portal.  Thanks to those that have already been using the site.  It looks a tad different, but it is the same robust site.  If you don't have your login details, please send me a quick note at soundtox@uw.edu. …

Sound Toxins Annual Meeting

Everyone that needs a HAB database login should have it and should go in and explore the new portal.  Thanks to those that have already been using the site.  It looks a tad different, but it is the same robust site.  If you don't have your login details, please send me a quick note at soundtox@uw.edu. …

MRC Kelp Kayak Survey Update

Kelp Kayak Survey Update Annual MRC Kelp Kayak Survey Update highlighting the kelp work from 2021. Sponsored by NW Straits Foundation. Click here to join the Zoom event.  Meeting ID: 898 3383 5849 Passcode: 328478Zoom

“Storming the Sound”

Important (and free) virtual conference for environmental educators. Presented in two half-days by the Northwest Aquatic & Marine Educators (NAME).

“Storming the Sound”

Important (and free) virtual conference for environmental educators is presented in two half-days by the Northwest Aquatic & Marine Educators (NAME).

Sound Waters University

Tickets go on sale in December when the full schedule will be published at https://www.soundwatersuniversity.org/

Sound Waters University Field Trips

Times and Locations vary - register for trips at SWU website at https://www.soundwatersuniversity.org/ Experience Sound Waters University in the field. We are excited to announce the addition of in-person field trips on Feb 6, the day after Sound Waters University 2022's virtual event. Explore the outdoors during the winter alongside expert naturalists.Four Field Trips will be available at various…