Yellow bull kelp in green water


two douglass squirrels
November 23, 2021 Naturalist (2021-11)
For a few weeks this summer the shore pine in the corner of my yard was the site of a war. The warring factions: a
bent tree
October 22, 2021 Naturalist (2021-10)
The first thing I notice on this warm August day is the breeze moving through the canopy way above me. Down on the forest floor,
Single-use plastic bag ban news story graphic
September 23, 2021 Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban
Delayed due to Covid, now starting October 1, state law prohibits single-use plastic carryout bags in all retail and grocery stores, restaurants, takeout establishments, festivals, and
Dan Pederson, writer
August 30, 2021 In Memoriam: Dan Pederson
Well known Langley author, blogger and photographer, and friend of Sound Water Stewards / WSU Beach Watchers, Dan Pedersen passed away at the end
mussels-large array
August 30, 2021 Mussel Bagging
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) conducts a monitoring study of toxins released into Puget Sound from stormwater runoff and industrial/municipal releases.
Pigeon Guillemot birds flying
August 23, 2021 Stewards Needed & Appreciated for Feb 5-6, 2022
Join the Sound Waters University (SWU) Committee and wow the Pacific Northwest region with Sound Waters University 2022! 
August 10, 2021 Naturalist (2021-08)
Foglight on Wiley Slough, a poem and photo by Ellyn Thoreen
composting at home
July 20, 2021 Stewardship: Composting at Home
To make your own in-ground, food-waste composter, punch holes in an metal garbage can and bury it in the ground with just the top several
July 20, 2021 Naturalist (2021-07)
It began in April with a pair of American robins taking over our porch. They stood on the back of chairs (messy) and pecked loudly
September 9, 2020 Naturalist (2020-09)
Changes Watching Sound Water Stewards Class of 2020 discuss, in scientific terms, what I have loved, have always loved, can sometimes feel like a loss. It

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