Photo by John Lowman, Salish Sea in Focus.


The mission of the SeaDoc Society is to ensure the health of marine wildlife and their ecosystems through science and education. We strive to find science-based solutions for marine wildlife in the Salish Sea through a multi-species approach. SeaDoc is a program of the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

our new kids book

Explore the Salish Sea: A Nature Guide for Kids

Filled with beautiful photography and engaging stories, the book is written for 5th and 6th graders, but will inspire children of any age to explore this beautiful unique marine ecosystem.


This summer, Southern Resident Killer Whale J50 (Scarlett) made international headlines as she lost weight and ultimately died. NOAA tracked the scientific response to her decline.

Junior SeaDoctors

A virtual club for kids

Junior SeaDoctors is a free club for young people to explore nature and interact with the Salish Sea. Learn more and sign up today. We'll mail you a free nature guide!

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