Join us each month (January – April) for an evening of discovery. Lectures highlight the fascinating life in and around the shoreline and marine ecosystem. Free and open to all ages. Donations welcome and appreciated.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: NW Educational Services District, 1601 R Ave., Anacortes, WA
January 18, 2019 - Forage Fish in the Southern Salish Sea: Critical species in the Salish Sea food web.
Presenter: Todd Sandell, PhD, senior forage fish biologist, WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
February 15, 2019 - Southern Resident Orcas: The natural history and current conditions facing the species.
Presenter: Howard Garrett, director and president of the board of Orca Network
March 15, 2019 - Puget Sound Mussel Monitoring: Using filter feeding mussels for research on nearshore contaminants.
Presenter: Jennifer Lanksbury, wildlife biologist, WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
April 12, 2019 - Plankton of the Land: Mosses, lichens, and fungi in Pacific Northwest forests.
Presenter: Kem Luther, PhD; naturalist and author, Vancouver Island, BC