One Mukilteo resident has been sharing his decades of marine science and policy expertise by volunteering with the Snohomish County Marine Resources Advisory Committee. His day job is an environmental compliance analyst, but in his free time UW alum Lincoln Loehr has helped analyze reams of data from mussels collected along the shoreline, contributing key insights into the pollution patterns in Puget Sound. Read more here!
Ever wonder how to participate or learn about the research going on in your favorite park, beach or neighborhood? You just might be a citizen scientist. If you’re in Bellingham tomorrow (Thursday April 5), check out this talk being given by Washington Sea Grant citizen scientist specialist Kate Litle on “how to become a citizen scientist”. This talk is being hosted by the Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee. Learn more here!
WHALE.fm is a new crowd-sourcing project that allows anyone to help marine researchers figure out what whales are saying, by listening and matching whale sounds. Try it out here!