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14th Annual Lecture Series is coming!

Join us each month (January – April) for an evening of discovery. Lectures highlight the fascinating life in and around the shoreline and marine ecosystem. Free and open to all ages. Donations welcome and appreciated.

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Location: NW Educational Services District, 1601 R Ave., Anacortes, WA

For more information on these lectures and the presenters - click here!

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January 18, 2019Forage Fish in the Southern Salish Sea: Critical species in the Salish Sea food web. 
Presenter: Todd Sandell, PhD, senior forage fish biologist, WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

February 15, 2019 - Southern Resident Orcas: The natural history and current conditions facing the species. 
Presenter: Howard Garrett, director and president of the board of Orca Network

March 15, 2019 - Puget Sound Mussel Monitoring: Using filter feeding mussels for research on nearshore contaminants. 
Presenter: Jennifer Lanksbury, wildlife biologist, WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

April 12, 2019 - Plankton of the Land: Mosses, lichens, and fungi in Pacific Northwest forests. 
Presenter: Kem Luther, PhD; naturalist and author, Vancouver Island, BC


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