Photo above of J27 (Blackberry) by Sharon Grace, taken from shore 8/26/15.
Recent News Blogs
EPA provides $27.5 million to Puget Sound region to fund conservation efforts
The Environmental Protection Agency said the grant funds will be divided among state, local, and federal agencies to help fund recovery and conservation.
Feds agree to more environmental scrutiny of sea walls, bulkheads on Puget Sound shoreline
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will give more scrutiny to sea walls, bulkheads or other armoring of the Puget Sound shoreline under a court-approved plan to resolve a lawsuit.
CHASING A MEMORY: In California, orcas and salmon have become so scarce people have forgotten what once was. Will the Northwest be next? The orcas, called southern residents for a reason, cruise all the way to California to feed on Central Valley salmon runs. L pod was off Monterey early this year.
Drones, Algae and Fish Ears: What We’re Learning Before the World’s Largest Dam-removal Project — and What We Could Miss
Scientists studying conditions on the Klamath River hope to help recovery efforts here and around the world, but they still lack dedicated funding.
We are headed to the Supreme Court for Southern Resident killer whales
Raincoast Conservation Foundation heads to court to protect the Southern Resident orcas from the Trans Mountain pipeline
How we can help the ocean heal
At the Seattle Aquarium, we are deeply concerned about the threat climate change poses to our communities and ocean. As the Earth’s largest heat and carbon sink, the ocean is our best defense in the fight against climate change. And right now, the ocean — and all who depend on it — need our help.