There’s plenty to see under the surface of Puget Sound, as can be seen in the photographs of Master Diver Rich Zade
Who eats whom?
Whose dads are guarding eggs?
What happens when a crab hides in an octopus den?
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?
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.
This speaks of the full circle of life and how we are all connected. The bear feeds on the salmon and as it travels it contributes to the growth and well being of all that grow on our mountains.
Would we drink the water flowing along the sides of our roads and in our stormdrains? What’s in it anyway? Where does it go?
Laura James did a great job of highlighting these questions with some video showing some of West Seattle’s crud entering Puget Sound underwater.
“I’m swimming through an amazing school of different types of small fish. There’s hundreds of them, and they’re swimming along with me.”