February 2015 update

sea lion

In this issue: Saving a Steller sea lion in Canada, invasive isopods, stopping transmission of pet diseases to wildlife, compare sea lion teeth to harbor seal teeth, upcoming lecture on Tides, Thor Hanson goes to Olympia, Ingrid Rasch on climate action, and many upcoming events for the launch of the Salish Sea book. … [Read more...]

January 2015 update

Bull kelp

In this issue: New project to investigate toxins in edible seaweeds, tufted puffin listing progress, thank you to donors and supporters, Seattle Aquarium octopus census, marine science lecture update … [Read more...]

December 2014 Update

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In this issue: SeaDoc helps tie a virus to sea star wasting disease; Holiday giving made easy; Money talks: new project to study economic benefits of no-take marine reserves; Two new Science Advisors join SeaDoc; Kit Rawson on salmon recovery successes; Killer whales in the deep freeze? ; Reminder: Tufted puffin status review comments due December 11; Fire retardant levels in Salish Sea birds … [Read more...]

November 2014 Update

by jared towers

In this issue: Avoid the rush - order your Salish Sea book now; What's a 50+ year old bird band doing on an Eastsound beach? Sea star wasting disease update; How do we reduce the effects of plastic pollution on wildlife? SeaDoc welcomes two new board members; November marine science lecture: minke whales with Jared Towers; Video: Scientists study killer whale health from the air. … [Read more...]

September 2014 Update

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In this issue: Rescuing sea lions entangled by packing straps, Federal funding for marine mammal stranding response, eelgrass science, new video explains Washington Tribes and salmon recovery, and thanks to our 2014 interns! … [Read more...]

August 2014 Update

killer whales by ingrid taylar

In this issue: Learning more about stranded killer whales, marine bird declines featured in the news, thank you for supporting SeaDoc at our auction, Salish Sea book is coming soon, join SeaDoc for a once-in-a-lifetime Salish Sea trip, slideshow on coastal cutthroat trout, SeaDoc presents on wildlife diseases. … [Read more...]

July 2014 Update

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In this issue: Why do harbor seals swim upside down when foraging? Scientists close in on sea star wasting disease. Marine mammal video for kids. Salish Sea Conservation in Focus trip. SeaDoc's newest collaborator is 6 years old. Harbor porpoise stranding update … [Read more...]

June 2014 Update

SeaDoc interns 2014

In this issue: Video of coastal cutthroat trout, mapping the Pacific flyway, surprise donation from Orcas High School seniors, interns arrive for the summer, plus updates on mapping, killer whale research funding, and how UC Davis studies diseases and the interface between people and wildlife. … [Read more...]

May 2014 Update

Buff-breasted Sandpiper. Credit Asociacion Armonia, via US Fish and Wildlife Service

In this issue: United States and Canada must work harder to stop ecoystem decay. GiveBIG is Tuesday, May 6. Salish Sea Science Prize goes to the Northwest Straits Foundation for their derelict fishing gear work. Scientists need to communicate better. May is Puget Sound Starts Here Month. … [Read more...]