Coming Up

So many good things are happening around Fidalgo — walks, talks, educational opportunities and rewarding experiences!

Below are some highlights of events coming up that we believe may be of interest to Transition folks.


August TF&F Monthly Virtual Gathering:

Tuesday August 25, 2020 via ZOOM, at 7 pm

Marine mammals of the Salish Sea and climate change impacts

The Salish Sea is home to variety of marine mammals, from whales to seals to porpoises.  Some are doing well, others are still recovering.  These animals face natural and anthropogenic threats, and with climate change this gets even more complicated.  In this talk I will tell you a little about each of the species we commonly see in the Salish Sea, and how they are, or may be affected by climate change.

Bio: Dr. Cindy R. Elliser received her B.S. (2000) and M.S. (2003) in Biological Sciences from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and received her Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from FAU in 2010. For 10 years she worked with Dr. Herzing and the Wild Dolphin Project studying Atlantic spotted and bottlenose dolphins in the Bahamas. In 2014 Dr. Elliser moved to the Pacific Northwest and founded Pacific Mammal Research to study marine mammals in the Salish Sea, particularly harbor porpoises and harbor seals. She is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented at international scientific conferences. Dr. Elliser also teaches biology and related courses as an adjunct professor at Skagit Valley College.

 


Fix-It Days

Returns again when we can gather safely.


 


 


Skagit Land Trust


Friends of the Forest

Skagit Audubon





Fidalgo Democrats and Friends

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