(Washington State, website) http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/backyard/ The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife program to help people to manage the wildlife around their homes and properties.
Beneath the Salish Sea - Florian Graner Sealife Productionsedit
(Puget Sound, website) http://www.sealife-productions.com/ Join Florian on an underwater odyssey through Puget Sound and discover the wonders living around Whidbey Island, in Hood Canal, and in the greater Salish Sea. A link to a way to purchase a great educational and entertainment resource.
(Whidbey, class) http://www.whidbeyaudubon.org/class.htm Held each spring through fall - classes twice a month and field trip once a month. Learn from some of Whidbey Audubon's best birders who share their passion, excellent photos, and informative lectures.
COASST - Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Teamedit
(Puget Sound, website) http://depts.washington.edu/coasst/involved/volunteer.html Learn about seabirds, and walk the beaches to collect data on any 'beached birds' that you find. Citizen project of UW in partnership with state, tribal and federal agencies, environmental organizations, and community groups.
Current Research on Species and Ecosystem Scienceedit
(Puget Sound, website) http://www.orcanetwork.org/Main/index.php?categories_file=Strandings The Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network (CPSMMSN) is a partnership between WSU Beach Watchers, the Orca Network, wildlife veterinarians and biologists under the auspices of the National Marine Fisheries Service. The Network is part of the regional stranding network established by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA)/NMFS under the marine Mammal Protection Act.
(United States, website) http://www.nwf.org/What-We-Do.aspx National Wildlife Federation works closely with those who span the social and political spectrum, but who are connected by a common commitment to conservation.
(Whidbey, website) http://pigeonguillemot.org/ Learn about the Pigeon Guillemots that gather into colonies to breed in our seaside bluffs. These entertaining and endearing black and white seabirds with fire-engine-red feet symbolize healthy coastal waters.
(Puget Sound, website) http://www.orcanetwork.org/Main/index.php?categories_file=Sightings The purpose of Orca Network's Whale Sighting Network and Education Project is to encourage observation and increase awareness and knowledge about the Southern Resident Community of orcas (J, K and L pods), and foster a stewardship ethic to motivate a diverse audience to take action to protect and restore these orcas' critical habitat.
(Washington State, website) http://wdfw.wa.gov/mapping/salmonscape/index.html SalmonScape, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's interactive, computer mapping system, is one of the most important tools created thus far to deliver scientific information to those involved in on-the-ground salmon recovery projects.
Sharing the Shore with Harbor Seal Pups in Washington Stateedit
(Washington State, pdf) http://www.orcanetwork.org/Main/PDF/sharingtheshorewithsealpups.pdf Harbor seals rest out of the water for several hours each day to regulate body temperature, interact with each other, and sleep. If you see a seal on the beach, give it space (at least 100 years), and keep pets away. Download the pdf to find out more.
(Washington State, website) http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/species/ From bats to woodpeckers, the animal species covered in these fact sheets were selected after surveying agencies and organizations that receive calls from the public about local wildlife. These Fact Sheets have been created by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
(Whidbey, website) http://www.whidbeyaudubon.org/ Whidbey Audubon Society is dedicated to the understanding, appreciation, and protection of wildlife species
and their habitat on Whidbey Island and surrounding waters.