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January 7, 2020


Welcome to ‘Our Water Ways,’ a blog about Puget Sound and all things water-related

Welcome to “Our Water Ways,” a new blog I’m writing for the Puget Sound Institute with a name that will sound familiar to some. For the past 12 years, I’ve been writing a blog called “Watching Our Water Ways” for the Kitsap Sun. Now, my blogging efforts will have a new home. I’ve outlined the […]

June 19, 2012

Encyclopedia of Puget Sound now online

A beta version of the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound is now online. Find hundreds of descriptive articles, maps and other media related to Puget Sound ecosystem science at Give us your feedback. Tell us what you would like to see on EoPS pages in the future, and find out how you or your organization […]

December 15, 2011

Cacophony of snow geese

A mention in The Seattle Times this morning inspired today’s blog. The arrival of winter also means the arrival of snow geese on the Skagit Delta. A great spot for viewing the geese is the area near Fir Island, a nexus of agricultural fields and tidal wetlands that serve as a critical stop for birds along […]