The Wonders of the Salish Sea is an environmental adult education program in Vancouver, BC designed to awaken a sense of wonder and foster a deep connection in the Salish Sea ecosystem, the place we call home.

The Salish Sea is one of the largest inland seas in the world. Discover the wonders of this uniquely biodiverse, yet fragile, marine ecosystem with the guidance of local marine scientists, naturalists, and environmentalists.

The spring 2020 session of the Wonders of the Salish Sea is open for registration!
Register here.

Location: Douglas Park Community Centre
Time and dates: Monday evenings 6:45 to 9 pm, April 6 to May 11 (No class April 13)
Weekend outdoor excursions will be on April 25 & 26,10:00 to 12 noon; and May 9 & 10, 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Participants choose one day each weekend.
$50 for the entire course
Open to those 17 years and older

Topics covered in the 2020 program will be Oceanography, Plankton Dynamics, Whales in an Ocean of Change, Sea Birds, Seaweeds, Intertidal Ecology, Proactive solutions to climate change and marine conservation, and more. The complete schedule will be posted in late February. 

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright

The Wonders of the Salish Sea program takes place on the unceded, ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil Waututh Nations.

Photos courtesy of Susan Banjavich and Heather Wardle