On last Friday, the San Juan Nature Institute Science Director, Fiona, and marine educator, Noreen, took bubbling bowls of goldfish to the combined 3-4 class at Orcas Elementary School. The goal was to help the students understand that fish extract … Read More
Arthur Whiteley was always active on San Juan Island and at the Friday Harbor Labs for many, many years. During his last decade or so he organized the San Juan Nature Institute winter lecture series. When he died in April … Read More
For Sale: Limited special edition prints of “Salmon People – Chiin Xaada” a hand-pulled serigraph by Haida artist April White. Prints are unframed, in color, measure 11 x 22¼ inches, are numbered and signed by the author, and are $150 … Read More
Students gathered, observed and identified insects that they collected in a watershed.
Students gathered at a dock and investigated a variety of intertidal creatures.
Here students observe and feed chinook salmon that are being raised in the hatchery.
A dozen eager ‘mycologists-maybe-to-be’ gathered in the woods with Dr. Fred Rhoades of Bellingham. We poked under and around and we found many, many fungi. Later, we sat on logs in a little clearing and Fred helped us identify mushrooms … Read More
On May 4, 2014 an intrepid crew smoothly sailed from Roche Harbor to and from Sucia Island. We learned about the San Juan Nature Institute activities and had a wonderful lunch on Rikki Swin’s specatuclar yacht, Eclectic Lady.