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December 4, 2023 In Memoriam: Geraldine “Gerry” Lee Howard
April 4, 1949 – November 15, 2023 We are sad to announce the passing of Geraldine “Gerry” Lee Howard, 74, on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 in Bothell. Gerry cared deeply…
November 30, 2023 How to Find Joy in Climate Action
We can all play a role in the climate movement by tapping into our skills, resources and networks in ways that bring us satisfaction, says
November 29, 2023 New $ for Salmon Restoration
It is exciting to see significant new investment in tribes for salmon restoration work. News headline reads: U.S. government invests $11M in Washington conservation
November 17, 2023 Nominations Sought for Coastal Volunteer Award 2024
Jan Holmes Island County Coastal Volunteer of the Year Award The Award honors the memory of Jan Holmes, an Island County resident and WSU Island
November 15, 2023 Guide Book makes a great gift
Getting to the Water’s Edge makes a wonderful gift at this time of year. Purchase it for $20 online (here within SWS website) OR find
November 13, 2023 2023 State of the Sound is out
The latest report on Puget Sound Vital Signs and progress on recovery is now available – download in Spanish or English. Puget Sound ecosystem holding on,
November 5, 2023 Return of Snow Goose Festival in 2024!
Thanks to dedicated volunteers including Tom Hiegler, Tom Eisenberg, and Robin and Richard Hanks, this Festival returns to Stanwood on Saturday, 2/24/24! Volunteers are needed! Volunteers
November 4, 2023 Storming the Sound – save 1/25/2024
Susan Wood, event organizer, writes: Our small (but friendly) planning team wants your help. This conference is very home-grown, affordable, and local, and that means
October 25, 2023 Sound Waves E-News – Oct 25, 2023
October 24, 2023 In Memoriam: Joe Cunningham
1949 – 2023 Joseph David Cunningham, 74, passed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2023 a fitting day for a proud Vietnam Veteran and Officer. Though dealing with cancer, Joe’s&
October 23, 2023 Molt Search Updates
Molt-o-Meter is a regular email report about the Green Crab Molt Search project specifically geared for those who have attended training and know how to
October 18, 2023 Mining Risks to Salmon
In northwestern North America, a new rush of mining exploration and production is underway. The valuable mineral reserves in this region underlie watersheds that support
October 10, 2023 Kelp & Eelgrass Conservation Plan
DNR asks you to fill out this survey about the Plan by Oct 20, 2023
October 9, 2023 “Nature Now” Podcast on Pigeon Guillemots
Brenda Johnson and Karin Ertl, of East Jefferson, joined Jackie Canterbury on the KPTZ podcast “Nature Now” to introduce listeners to Pigeon Guillemots and the

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