Discover the Salish Sea and learn about its vibrant ecosystem in this engaging non-fiction narrative that inspires outdoor exploration from Seattle's Puget Sound up to the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Georgia Strait of British Columbia. Filled with full-color photography, this book covers wildlife habitats, geodiversity, intertidal and subtidal sea life, and highlights what is unique to this Pacific Northwest ecosystem.
JOSEPH K. GAYDOS is chief scientist for the SeaDoc Society, a marine science and conservation program focused on the Salish Sea. He is a licensed wildlife veterinarian and has a PhD in wildlife health. For over a decade he has been studying the fish and wildlife of the Salish Sea.
AUDREY DELELLA BENEDICT is a biologist, writer, and passionate advocate for the conservation of the global ocean and Arctic and alpine environments the world over. She is founder and director of Cloud Ridge Naturalists, a nonprofit natural history educational organization now in its fourth decade. She is currently a member of the board of the SeaDoc Society and served for nearly a decade as a trustee for the Colorado chapter of The Nature Conservancy, from which she received the prestigious One Conservancy Award in 2003 for her work in Ecuador. Audrey splits her time between her home at 9,000 feet along the Colorado Front Range and her off-grid cottage on San Juan's Frost Island.
- 0.4" H x 8.6" L x 10.9" W (1.1 lbs)
- 64 pages
"A cross between a picture book and a chapter book, this captivating guide packed with colorful photos will keep readers occupied in the car for hours on a road trip and ensure they're ready to explore upon arrival."-- Hakai Magazine
"If there is an award for the most beautiful book of the year, a new natural history of the Salish Sea must surely be in the running."-- Encyclopedia of Puget Sound
Since we both love Nudibranchs and their ocean home, my orders are shipped to you using plastic-free, recycle-able materials from Edmonds, WA. Please reuse the materials you get or recycle them! Thank you :)