Link to meeting minutes – Whidbey Monthly Meeting Minutes 10-20-14
The 2nd Monday Whidbey Beach Watchers meeting on 8 Sept 2014 guest speaker was Jennifer Lanksbury, a fish & wildlife biologist from Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife and with the Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program (PSEMP).
Her excellent presentation [link below, includes 58 slides] on the Mussel Watch Program includes
- High praise for Island County Beach Watchers (Quoting Jennifer: The Beach Watchers were SUCH a huge help in getting this study to be a success, I really don’t think we could have done it without them.
- Mussels as indicators of nearshore contamination
- Purpose , assumptions and methods of study
- Results of study. See slide 46 for Conclusions.
featuring guest speaker Dr. Brian Bingham, Shannon Point Marine Center
featuring guest speaker Robin Clark from Whidbey Watershed Stewards who gave an informative and excellent program on the Smith and Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve.