Whidbey SWS monthly meeting-PRI-Coupeville

New in 2019, in even months, our 4th Weds members’ monthly meeting and presentation , will be at a new Coupeville venue — at Pacific Rim Institute [PRI] south of Coupeville on Parker Road.

We will provide coffee, tea, snacks and a door prize.

Call to order by this month’s facilitator: Wendy Visconty. Thank you!

Snacks generously provided by Tom Vos and Tracy Braun. Thank you!


Community Announcements/Events 10:00 – 10:55

Next  monthly meeting – August 28 – WSC member

Annual Picnic July 21 – WSC or Social Team member

SWS Board Status report – Board

Report from our Executive Director, Nan Maysen

Staff Report – Allie Hudec

Intertidal Monitoring 2019 – Kes Tautvydas

Field trips: to Anacortes for all SWS, late August. Pacific Mammal Research Center

Getting to the Water’s Edge – update

 Vol. Engagement Fair feedback  – Tom Vos

Other announcements

Door prize drawing


Break – 10:45 – 11:05

Program Presentation – 11:05 to 12:00  “Early Inhabitants of Whidbey Island” by Lynn Hyde, who is the current president of Historical Whidbey. A former English teacher, she began working with the National Park Service as an interpretive ranger at North Cascades National Park, later becoming Interpretive/Education Specialist at Ebeys Landing National Historical Reserve

Wrap-Up: What are the Take-Home Messages from today’s presentation? Write them down on an index card & leave it on the table.

…Whidbey Steering Committee – Sue, Lee, Kes, Wendy, Tom, Jeanie, Nicole