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WildCam Vashon

WildCam Vashon is a program of Vashon Nature Center (VNC) that uses a variety of wildlife camera technologies to test and improve fish and wildlife surveys and to make them more accessible for community science efforts. With support from CREOi this year, VNC improved our wildlife camera network by creating a wildlife camera database that is easy to use for… Read Project SummaryWildCam Vashon

Recovery of a tidal salt marsh on the Kitsap Peninsula

This is a continuation of a 2019 CREOi-funded project. Stillwaters Environmental Center was founded in 1999 by members of the North Kitsap community to steward the Carpenter Creek watershed and its 39-acre pocket estuary and salt marsh. Throughout the 2000s, Stillwaters worked with county, Tribal, and state agencies in support of the Carpenter Creek Estuary Restoration Project to replace two… Read Project SummaryRecovery of a tidal salt marsh on the Kitsap Peninsula

Exploring biotic resistance of European green crab via river otter diet in the Wa’atch and Tsoo-Yess river estuaries

  • Makah Tribe / Western Washington University

  • 2020

This study was conducted on the land of the Makah people with approval by the Makah Tribal Council (MOA 2019-01). This project was a continuation of a investigating river otter (Lontra canadensis) diet on the Makah Reservation to understand the potential role of these predators in bio-mitigation of a recent infestation of the invasive European green crab (Carcinus maenas), as… Read Project SummaryExploring biotic resistance of European green crab via river otter diet in the Wa’atch and Tsoo-Yess river estuaries