Stories with 'environment' tag

In Puget Sound, studying poop to save the orca whales

TODAY’S SEATTLE CATALYST: Sam Wasser is the director for the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology. WHAT HE’S DOING: Sam’s work has taken him around the globe. He’s battled ivory trafficking in Africa, studied wolves in Eastern Washington, and kept an eye on our own southern resident killer whales. His primary research tool: studying animal […]

/ March 26, 2019


Fall Duwamish Alive! Help Restore Salmon Habitat for Salmon & Orcas

What is the connection between the Duwamish River and our local Orca? Our Duwamish River is home to 5 species of salmon including the vital Chinook which is a critical food source for our Puget Sound Orca.  Orca depend on dwindling Chinook runs for the majority of their diet; Chinook depend on healthy salmon habitat […]

/ October 10, 2018


DAM: Washington Power in the Age of Woody Guthrie

Join Futurewise and Greg Vandy, host of KEXP’s The Roadhouse, for a conversation about Woody Guthrie’s contract with the federal government to write folk songs about the Grand Coulee Dam project and the “downstream” impacts of historic water policy on Washington State today. Featuring: • Chris Wierzbicki, Executive Director of Futurewise • Greg Vandy, host […]

/ July 9, 2018