These resources are intended for your viewing and enjoyment. We hope that you find them useful for education or conservation of estuaries and marine environments.
Learn fun facts about Barnacles!
NOAA Ocean Service Education
Puget Sound Regional Synthesis Model
Marine Estuary News
Nisqually Dike being breached on You Tube- Department of Ecology
Tides Rechanneling Nisqually River- The News Tribune, Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Group Endeavors To Be Voice For Marine Life- The Olympian, April 1, 2007
Sept, J. Duane. 2009, The Beachcomber’s Guide of Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest.
Yates, S. 1998. Marine Wildlife: From Puget Sound Through the Inside Passage.
Harbo, R.M. 1999. Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest.
Kozloff, E.N. 1973. Seashore Life of Puget Sound and the San Juan Archipelago.
Identifying plants and animals on the beach
http://www.wallawalla.edu/academics/departments/biology/rosario/inverts/index.html (includes some species that may not occur in Puget Sound)
Guide for identifying and digging for clams
(developed for Oregon beaches but covers the same clams found on Puget Sound shores.)
Invasive species in Puget Sound
Deshcutes Esturary/Capital Lake Options and Considerations Interpretive signs produced by WA General Administration, now Department of Enterprise Services, WA DES Capital Lake Interpretive signs
Community input document to develop options Capital Lake Alternative Management Plan (CLAMP)