Speakers at Member Meetings

Sound Water Stewards are trained volunteers working in and around Island County for a healthy, sustainable marine environment through education, science and stewardship.

Recorded Presentations from SWS Member Meetings via zoom, 2020-2021

  • Members: if the recording below requires a password, get it from your Island Coordinator
  • See Sound Water Stewards Vimeo Channel for all videos for public viewing (includes public education and promotions for SWS book and classes)

2021-08-09 SWS-Member Jill Hein on Orca Whales of the Salish Sea

2021-06-14 Humpback Whales of the Salish Sea: past, present and future — Erin Gless, Pacific Whale Watch Association

2021-05-10 Pacific Rim Institute’s Dr. Robert Pelant on Prairie Species and Restoration on Whidbey Island

2021-04-14 Sea Level Rise in Island County — Dr. Ian Miller, WA SeaGrant Coastal Hazards Specialist, University of Washington at Peninsula College in Port Angeles

2021-03-08 Regenerative Agriculture on South Whidbey — Dr. Eli Wheat, UW College of the Environment

2021-02-08 Leque Island–Stillaguamish River Estuary Restoration of Salmon Habitat — Loren Brokaw, WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife

2021-02-08 speaker bio, topic background


2021-01-22 Learning to Use MyCoast App — Anna Toledo & Kelly Zupich


2021-01-11 Backyard Solutions to Stormwater Pollution — Adrienne Ross Scanlon

2021-01-11 speaker bio, topic background


2020-10-12 Seattle Seawall Salmon Habitat Restoration — Jeffrey Cordell, UW School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, leads the downtown Seattle seawall habitat restoration project. Kerry Accola and Bob Oxborrow, two Graduate students and salmon researchers working with Jeffrey

2020-10-12 speaker bio, topic background


2020-09-14 History of Kelp Monitoring — Randy Berthold PhD

2020-09-14 speaker bio, topic background


2020-08-28 “Hiking Close to Home” — authors Maribeth Crandell and Jack Hartt

2020-08-28 speaker bio, topic background