Sound Waters 2007February 2007Jim Somers - Beach Watcher Class of ____Sound Waters, a one day university was a huge success with over 500 participants.
Sound off | Citizens must rally to make Puget Sound healthy againApril 2007Lance Dickie - Seattle TimesPuget Sound is ailing and in decline. The problem is, almost no one believes it. How could anything so radiant and robust be in trouble? Yet, 500 people turned out on a cold, drizzly Saturday morning in February to learn how they could help make the Sound healthy again.
BEACH SCHOOL: Elementary science taught naturally30 May 2006Stanwood / Camano NEWSFor two days in May, the beach and forest of Camano Island State Park became an outdoor classroom for second graders from Utsalady, Elger Bay and Stanwood elementary schools. From forest slugs to sea-stars, students explored the world around them, guided by volunteers from Friends of Camano Island Parks, WSU/Island County Beach Watchers and state park staff.
Rudy will join Rosie at the Coupeville Wharf31 December 2005Whidbey News TimesAn old Dall's porpoise that was discovered dead near the Clinton ferry dock in February 2004 will soon be ready for display in the Coupeville Wharf building, right next to Rosie, a gray whale skeleton
Starbucks' Spartina Dig a HUGE SuccessMay 2005WSU Extension - Island CountyOn Wednesday May 11th, about 50 folks from Starbucks and Beach Watchers gathered in the Harbor of Oaks to dig out the Class B noxious weed Spartina.
March/April Seining results14 April 2005WSU Extension - Island County17 Beach Watcher volunteers, data on more than 40 Chinook, a score of chum and a few pinks recorded on March 24th, 160 salmon fry identified on April 4th.
Whidbey Island waters run dark and deep19 February 2005Whidbey News TimesCurtis Ebbesmeyer, Ph.D. gives keynote speech at Sound Waters, a one-day university sponsored by WSU Island County Beach Watchers.
Beach Watchers honor Senator Murray12 February 2005Whidbey News TimesThrough Murray's work, Washington State University received $500,000 to expand Beach Watchers, which started in Island County, to the six counties in Northern Puget Sound.
Spartina wars11 August 2004Whidbey News TimesVolunteers attack invasive species Saturday on Oak Harbor beaches ...
Dig it4 August 2004Whidbey News TimesHunting for dinner on Whidbey beaches
Eager eaters go digging for dinner17 July 2004Whidbey News TimesEugene Thrasher is a bivalve lover. Specifically, he loves clams. Big, small, brown-shelled, white-shelled, hard to find and abundant - they're all his friends, or at least frequent dinner dates.