Thank you Stream Team 2017!

Thank you Stream Team 2017!

Over the last few days we had an intrepid team of 10 volunteers join our stream team, rearrange their schedules to beat the oncoming rains, and conduct our 5th annual stream invertebrate survey of Vashon creeks. We finished… Read More

Citizen Science Connects Students with Real-World Lessons

A shorter version of this article recently appeared in the November 13th issue of the Beachcomber.  “I got another one!” “Look at this!” “It’s a mayfly — see the tails!” “I don’t understand why kids don’t like science…… Read More

Paying attention to subtle changes in nature

The following piece was published as a guest editorial on the environment in the November 28th Beachcomber issue. It discusses the subtlety of environmental change and why the Vashon Maury Island Groundwater Protection Committee’s newly released environmental report… Read More