BeachNET launches as part of larger Salish Sea restoration

BeachNET launches as part of larger Salish Sea restoration

by: Kathryn True On several cold, wet nights this winter, while the rest of us cozied up by the fire, a group of intrepid scientists and volunteers visited local beaches to pan for gold—fish gold to be exact…. Read More

Six-gill shark, Orcas, salmon and more!

The resident Orca whales have visited Vashon shores twice this week, circling the island today in a “superpod” composed of members of J,K, and L pods together. They ping-ponged between the south end of the island and the… Read More

Volunteers keep an eye on stream health–Salmon watchers 2013

A version of this article also appeared in the January 1st edition of the Vashon Island Beachcomber as an invited series on citizen science. When John Martinak signed up for the Vashon Nature Center Salmon Watcher Program last… Read More