What will curious eyes find on the beaches of Puget Sound? This movie is a quick overview of the many creatures waiting to be discovered, from kelp to octopus, from tiny eggs to giant bull kelp, from dollars to jellies. Narration tells stories about how these creatures behave.
With miles of coastline, countless rivers, streams, lakes and wetlands, water is the link that connects our communities. Two free courses offer a chance for small groups to become familiar with issues related to our waters.
What do these have in common: Monitoring creosote at the bottom of Eagle Harbor in Puget Sound, surveying an Oregon Coast dredged material disposal site, characterizing a seafood outfall from a salmon processor in Ketchikan, Alaska?
See the winners of Facing the Future’s Make a Sound Impact student video contest in 2011. You can also see all of the videos submitted to the contest.
Why don’t we have more places where people can hang out in the submarine world without actually getting wet? As I was speaking with a friend the other day about the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, WA, she said she had been to the museum but was very disappointed because it wasn’t undersea at all! […]
Swim along with a Giant Pacific Octopus being returned to Puget Sound
Encyclopedia of Puget Sound (Beta version) is online as of 16 May 2012 at http://eopugetsound.org This web site offers access to the most relevant and up-to-date scientific information, primarily for researchers and policymakers working to protect and restore Puget Sound. It is, however, also available to everyone else. This online effort is designed as a reference source […]
Laurynn Evans observed an octopus over a 10 month period and filmed its eggs and hatchlings. People seem to think that puppies are cute, but how can you argue with the cuteness factor of tiny, rounded, jet-propelled babies from inner space sporting 8 legs and 3 hearts?
EPA divers inspect “cap” put over creosote contaminated sediment on the bottom of Eagle Harbor.
Ever wonder what was under the water as you drive across Lake Washington? This radio story discusses some of the man-made items that lie hidden from land-lubber eyes.
The story originally aired on FM station KUOW, 02 December 2011.