"the mountain and the sea are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books." -john lubbock
Meet Our Team
The Salish Sea School is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion, and connectedness. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team. We welcome the unique contributions that one can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
We are stronger together with the collective sum of individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent which ultimately brings about a healthier planet.
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Volunteer Opportunities with Us
Continued Opportunities with The Salish Sea School
Check out our Calendar for monthly events
Volunteer Opportunities with The Salish Sea School
The Salish Sea School Beach Clean-Ups
Marine Mammal Stranding Network – In connection with the Central Puget Sound MMSN
Washington Park Bird Count
Others TBA including a microplastics survey, other bird surveys, etc.
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Bayview St. Park B.E.A.C.H. program
Project Leader/Contact: Annie England firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Description and Timing: Take water samples weekly at Bayview State Park and deliver to EDGE Lab. in Burlington. Possible on-call needs as well.
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Bowman Bay/Cornet Bay plants stewardship
Project Leader/Contact: Skagit Fisheries Enhancement
Group email@example.com http://skagitfisheries.org
Project Description and Timing: Help maintaining and monitoring beach plantings. Schedule and durations vary.
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Deception Pass Rosario Beach Naturalist
Project Leader/Contact: Deception Pass Foundation Lauren Hagen firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Description and Timing: Rosario Beach Naturalists serve as stewards and educators at the Rosario Tide Pools.
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Skagit Marine Resources Committee (MRC) Beach Restoration Monitoring http://skagitmrc.org
Project Leader/Contact: Jason Morgan email@example.com
Project Description and Timing: Skagit Marine Resources Committee project to monitor progress of restoration at Bowman Bay and March Point. Intertidal surveys, Beach wrack, Insects, and Woody debris. 3 – 4 hours at each site. Summer. Schedules to be posted.
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Skagit Marine Resources Committee (MRC) Kelp Monitoring and Surveys.
Project Leader/Contact: Phyllis Bravinder firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Description and Timing: Skagit Marine Resources Committee project to survey and monitor near shore kelp beds via Kayak. Summer. Schedules vary.
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Skagit Marine Resources Committee (MRC) Forage Fish Surveys
Project Leader/Contact: Peter Haase Pgypsy@wavecable.com
Project Description and Timing: Skagit Marine Resources project. Work on teams collecting beach gravel and analyzing for forage fish eggs. Weekly surveys – each takes about 2 hours. Attend as able. Additional times for microscopic analysis work.
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Skagit Land Trust http://skagitlandtrust.org
Project Leader/Contact: email@example.com
Project Description and Timing: Group has many volunteer opportunities on website. All year round. Tree planting, land stewardship, youth education help, heron nest monitor,
Volunteer Opportunity Project Name: Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center http://WolfHollowWildlife.org
Project Leader/Contact: WolfHollow@WolfHollowWildlife.org
Project Description and Timing: San Juan Island group has many volunteer opportunities on website. All year round. Big need is local Skagit residents to help collect and transport injured wildlife to the Anacortes ferry terminal.