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

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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

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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...]

April 2014 update

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In this issue: Where have the Western grebes gone? GiveBIG is May 6. New videos from our Marine Science Lecture Series on prehistory, harbor porpoise, and derelict fishing gear. … [Read more...]

March 2014 Update

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In this newsletter: Where do you stand on smelt fishing; eelgrass disease study shows older and shallower beds may be vulnerable; Science Advisor Peter Ross leads new ocean pollution initiative at the Vancouver Aquarium; SeaDoc ED Kirsten Gilardi named co-director of UC Davis's Wildlife Health Center; seeking donations for the 2014 Wine 'n' Sea Auction. … [Read more...]

February 2014 Update

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In this newsletter: Sea star wasting disease update, teaching veterinarians about wildlife diseases, what is One Health and why should you care?, derelict fishing gear removal success story, exploring beneath the Salish Sea video now available, seeking donations for the 2014 Wine 'n' Sea Auction. … [Read more...]