Wonders of the Salish Sea

Wonders of the Salish Sea 2023 is now over. Visit this site in late fall for 2024 dates. Thank-you for your interest!


Wonders of the Salish Sea 2023:
March 27: 1. Your Salish Sea Story. Mira Lutz Castle. MSc
                 2. Origin Stories of the Salish Sea. Chris Arnett, PhD
April 3:      1. What feces can tell us about the health of the Southern Resident killer whales. Deborah Giles, PhD, and Eba                
                2. Seals and Sea Lions: Ecosystem Allies or Ocean Pests? Joan Lopez, BSc
April 17:   1. Pacific flyway, Robert Butler, PhD
                2. Forage fish. Alanna Vivani, BSc
April 24:   1. Kelp restoration. Christopher Neufeld, PhD
                2. Charismatic Cephalopods (Octopuses!) of the Salish Sea. Phoebe Churney

 Suggested registration fee is $25.00, or pay ‘what you can.’ 
Recordings are made available in case you can’t attend the live sessions.

Questions? Comments? You can reach us at salish.wonders@gmail.com

The Wonders of the Salish Sea is an environmental education program designed to awaken a sense of wonder and foster a deep connection in the Salish Sea ecosystem.

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.

Many thanks to Transition Salt Spring for hosting WSS 2023.
Transition Salt Spring is committed to reducing Salt Spring Island’s emissions by 50% by 2030.

Wonders of the Salish Sea takes place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples. 

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

Photos courtesy of Susan Banjavich and Heather Wardle