Stimulus Money Used in the San Juan Islands for Net Removal

In the past 30 years, old fishing gill nets that have sunk to the sea floor are estimated to be responsible for the injuries or deaths of 30,000 birds, 110,000 fish and almost 2 million invertebrates. But, thanks to federal stimulus money under the Obama administration, removal of these silent

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Staff Training 2008

Our staff training trip replicated the three day “Eagles and Orcas” sea kayaking trip in the San Juan Islands in which we all played the part of the guide—shopping for the food, packing the dishes and gear, loading the boats, checking the currents and tides, etc. Our group made for

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Resident Orcas Listed As Endangered

In November 2005 the NOAA Fisheries made the announcement that the Southern Resident Orcas had been placed on the federal endangered species list. Now, the Fisheries Service by law must designate “critical habitat” for the orcas as well as complete a recovery plan that defines the risk to the whales

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