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Wonders of the Salish Sea 2021 is on! The virtual program will be held on Monday evenings from April 12 to May 3, 7:00 to 9:00 PM, PDT via Zoom.

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, our 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.
Thank you to Nature Vancouver for making Wonders of the Salish Sea 2021 possible!

On April 12, the program will start with a Musqueam welcome, followed by
Oceanography of the Salish Sea 101 and Plankton Dynamics. Brian Hunt
Apr. 19: Overview of Seaweed Diversity and the Rise and Fall of Coralline Algae, Patrick Martone; and BC Shellfish, Sheila Byers.
Apr. 26: A Collaborative and Place-Based Approach to Healing in the Face of the Rising Tide of Global Collapse, Fiona Beaty; and Return of the Humpbacks, Joan Lopez.
May 3:
Sea Bird Trends and Citizen Science, David Bradley; Coastal Forests of British Columbia – Reading Patterns on the Landscape, Cindy Prescott.

The full schedule with details of each presentation and speaker bios will be sent to registrants, or is available upon request.

Please note: Registration will remain open after the program has started. If you register after 6:30 PM on a Monday evening, pls send an email to salish.wonders@gmail.com for the Zoom link.

Total cost for all 4 evenings is $25.00. There are 3 options to register.
1. EventBrite Please note: You only have to register for April 12 (or your first evening); the Zoom link you’ll receive is the same for all 4 nights.
2. By cheque made out to Nature Vancouver at PO Box 3021, Stn. Terminal, Vancouver, BC V6B 3X5. Please write ‘Wonders of Salish Sea’ in the memo. Email salish.wonders@gmail.com to receive Zoom link.
3. E-transfer to treasurer@naturevancouver.ca. Please write ‘Wonders of Salish Sea’ in the memo. Email salish.wonders@gmail.com to receive Zoom link.

If the registration fee is a hardship, please contact program organizers through this website. 

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 traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) people.

Photos courtesy of Susan Banjavich and Heather Wardle