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How to Eat an Oyster by Seattle's late Jon Rowley
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 7, 2019

Holiday hoodies and gift cards available to purchase online at www.chelseafarms.net-swag or downtown at the oyster bar! 🧜🏽‍♀️ #chelseafarms #oystersandclams ... See MoreSee Less

Holiday hoodies and gift cards available to purchase online at www.chelseafarms.net-swag or downtown at the oyster bar! 🧜🏽‍♀️ #chelseafarms #oystersandclams
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 5, 2019

Holiday hosting has never been easier (or more mouthwatering...) Pop some bubbly and ta-da 💥 ... See MoreSee Less

Holiday hosting has never been easier (or more mouthwatering...) Pop some bubbly and ta-da 💥
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 10, 2019

Send your loved ones something ‘shellfish’ this holiday season! We’ll even ship it directly to their door. #TaylorShellfish #Fresh #Oysters #Clams #Mussels #Geoduck #TideToTable #HappyHolidays #December ... See MoreSee Less

Send your loved ones something ‘shellfish’ this holiday season! We’ll even ship it directly to their door. #TaylorShellfish #Fresh #Oysters #Clams #Mussels #Geoduck #TideToTable #HappyHolidays #December
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 11, 2019

A handful of the cutest little oysters you’ll ever see! Order this weekend only and get $1 off the Compass Point and Swinomish! Two perfect options if you’re looking for a local, sustainable oyster for your menu. #oyster #baby #sale #compasspoint #swinomish #similkbay #samishbay #local #pnw #menu #rawbar #awshucks #cute #seed #sustainable ... See MoreSee Less

A handful of the cutest little oysters you’ll ever see! Order this weekend only and get $1 off the Compass Point and Swinomish! Two perfect options if you’re looking for a local, sustainable oyster for your menu. #oyster #baby #sale #compasspoint #swinomish #similkbay #samishbay #local #pnw #menu #rawbar #awshucks #cute #seed #sustainable
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 12, 2019

On a recent pasture walk, this little bit of iron presented itself as a nearly invisible vestige of times gone by. The lone nail stands tall while the fence it once supported is no longer recognizable in the decay of the forest floor. A farmer’s once-sturdy livestock fence is now consumed by Mother Nature’s luscious green carpet.#splitcedarfence #splitrailfence #cedarfence #homesteaders #lopezislandfarms ... See MoreSee Less

On a recent pasture walk, this little bit of iron presented itself as a nearly invisible vestige of times gone by. The lone nail stands tall while the fence it once supported is no longer recognizable in the decay of the forest floor. A farmer’s once-sturdy livestock fence is now consumed by Mother Nature’s luscious green carpet.

#splitcedarfence #splitrailfence #cedarfence #homesteaders #lopezislandfarms
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 14, 2019

Fat innkeeper worm, have you met the geoduck? baynature.org/2019/12/10/naturally-2019-closes-with-thousands-of-10-inch-pulsing-penis-fish-stran... ... See MoreSee Less

Fat innkeeper worm, have you met the geoduck?  

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Seattle, WA -- Dec 12, 2019

Our last newsletter of the year! Catch up on what's coming up for New Year's eve, find out which locations have Giving Trees up, The Whale Wins' Friday lunches continues for December and a new Salon Series in General Porpoise Pioneer Square afterhours for 2020! mailchi.mp/eatseacreatures/nautical-news-dec2019 ... See MoreSee Less

Our last newsletter of the year! Catch up on whats coming up for New Years eve, find out which locations have Giving Trees up, The Whale Wins Friday lunches continues for December and a new Salon Series in General Porpoise Pioneer Square afterhours for 2020! 
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 10, 2019

More razor clam openings, starting tonight. December 10, Tuesday, 5:28 pm, -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksDecember 11, Wednesday, 6:06 pm, -0.6 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, CopalisDecember 12, Thursday, 6:45 pm, -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksDecember 13, Friday, 7:26 pm, -1.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, CopalisDecember 14, Saturday, 8:08 pm, -1.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, MocrocksDecember 15, Sunday, 8:53 pm, -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, CopalisDecember 16, Monday, 9:41 pm, -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks ... See MoreSee Less

More razor clam openings, starting tonight.  

December 10, Tuesday, 5:28 pm, -0.2 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
December 11, Wednesday, 6:06 pm, -0.6 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
December 12, Thursday, 6:45 pm, -0.9 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
December 13, Friday, 7:26 pm, -1.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
December 14, Saturday, 8:08 pm, -1.0 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks
December 15, Sunday, 8:53 pm, -0.8 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis
December 16, Monday, 9:41 pm, -0.4 feet; Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Mocrocks

Seattle, WA -- Dec 9, 2019

A Bald Eagle emerges from the fog at the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge.Photo Credit: @Vern Wright ... See MoreSee Less

A Bald Eagle emerges from the fog at the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge.

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Seattle, WA -- Dec 7, 2019

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Seattle, WA -- Dec 6, 2019

WDFW has approved the next round of razor clam digs, starting Tues., Dec. 10th on evening low tides. More digs are tentatively scheduled for ocean beaches through February: wdfw.wa.gov/news/wdfw-approves-next-weeks-seven-day-razor-clam-dig-announces-tentatively-schedule...Take extra care when digging after dark this time of year. Watch the weather, have a good light, and keep an eye on the ocean. Tips for safe harvesting: www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Shellfish/RecreationalShellfish/IllnessPrevention/HarvestP... ... See MoreSee Less

WDFW has approved the next round of razor clam digs, starting Tues., Dec. 10th on evening low tides. More digs are tentatively scheduled for ocean beaches through February: https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/wdfw-approves-next-weeks-seven-day-razor-clam-dig-announces-tentatively-scheduled-digs-through

Take extra care when digging after dark this time of year. Watch the weather, have a good light, and keep an eye on the ocean. Tips for safe harvesting: https://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Shellfish/RecreationalShellfish/IllnessPrevention/HarvestPlanner
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Seattle, WA -- Dec 5, 2019

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Seattle, WA -- Dec 5, 2019

Who is planning to join us tomorrow in Manchester (Pomeroy Park) for Pier Into the Night? We never know what we'll see and can't wait to explore Manchester's waters with our divers and underwater ROV. Join us at 5 p.m. for this FREE, all ages program. ... See MoreSee Less

Seattle, WA -- Dec 4, 2019

The #FraserRiver salmon runs are endangered, due in part to the #bigbar landslide. Read about what's been happening here: vancouversun.com/news/local-news/fraser-river-the-most-critically-endangered-river-in-b-c-outdoor... ... See MoreSee Less

Seattle, WA -- Dec 4, 2019

Did you know that winter is the best time to dive in the #salishsea? The visibility is generally better because there’s not enough sunlight to sustain the phytoplankton. This purple sponge was spotted yesterday off Jerisich Dock. What other animals can you see in this shot? ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know that winter is the best time to dive in the #salishsea? The visibility is generally better because there’s not enough sunlight to sustain the phytoplankton.  This purple sponge was spotted yesterday off Jerisich Dock. What other animals can you see in this shot?

Seattle, WA -- Dec 4, 2019

The holidays are here! Have you thought about contributing to the annual National Audubon Society "Christmas Bird Count"? Washington waters host a diversity of coastal and pelagic species, including rhinoceros auklets and common murres. Documenting their occurrence helps strengthen our understanding of population trends. Find out more about your community's CBC here: www.audubon.org/conservation/join-christmas-bird-count Audubon Washington #coastalbirds #seabirds #CBC #AudubonSociety ... See MoreSee Less

Seattle, WA -- Dec 4, 2019

Wow! Thank you to everyone who donated on Facebook and online during #GivingTuesday yesterday. In total, you helped us raise $395 for local youth environmental education. We are so grateful for our community: whether that is liking and sharing our posts here on Facebook, attending our programs, volunteering, interning, contributing to community science, or recognizing the bright blue Harbor WildWatch shirt and saying hi to a team member when in the community. Thank you from the bottom of the Salish Sea: you all are amazing! 💙 ... See MoreSee Less

Wow! Thank you to everyone who donated on Facebook and online during #GivingTuesday yesterday. In total, you helped us raise $395 for local youth environmental education. 

We are so grateful for our community: whether that is liking and sharing our posts here on Facebook, attending our programs, volunteering, interning, contributing to community science, or recognizing the bright blue Harbor WildWatch shirt and saying hi to a team member when in the community. Thank you from the bottom of the Salish Sea: you all are amazing! 💙

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