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

The Saga of the Sea Stars

Above: VHS students help Vashon Nature Center scientists Bianca Perla and Jeff Adams survey Raab’s lagoon for sea stars last spring. For results see end of article. by: Adria Magrath A few years ago, a devastating disease swept… Read More

Sea star wasting syndrome

By Adria Magrath A shorter version of this blog article appeared in the Christmas issue of the Vashon Beachcomber. It seems that you can always count on seeing sea stars when you visit a rocky beach – the… Read More