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  April 2024

Wildlife Network Rescues Marine Mammals

by Meghan Fenwick In November of 2023, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service responded to calls concerning a harbor porpoise. The adult male was seen struggling in shallow waters, where the species is rarely found. After assessing his condition and … Continue reading

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  June 2019

Social Networks a Key to Orca Survival

by Sarah DeWeerdt Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. Understanding the social networks and family bonds of Puget Sound’s southern resident orcas may be critical to keeping the endangered whales from extinction. A … Continue reading

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  May 2019

Social Networks a Key to Orca Survival

by Sarah DeWeerdt Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. Understanding the social networks and family bonds of Puget Sound’s southern resident orcas may be critical to keeping the endangered whales from extinction. A … Continue reading

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  January 2019

Marine Survival New Clues Emerging in Salmon Deaths

by Christopher Dunagan Part 4 Editor’s Note: This series was originally published in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. An intensive research program in the United States and Canada is studying why so few salmon in the Salish Sea are returning … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2016

Invasive Green Crabs Found in Padilla Bay

For the past summer, crab scientists associated with the University of Washington have gathered each month at a tiny lagoon adjacent to the Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in Fairhaven. Their goal: to catch green crabs, an invasive species that … Continue reading

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