The Orcas of the Salish Sea are viewed today as an iconic species, but they weren't always seen that way. There was a time when they were feared.
The new, monthly Salish Shes podcast will explore the environment, people, politics, scandals, history, and creatures of the beautiful and economically vital Salish Sea, which includes Puget Sound. Episodes will feature guest experts on an array of topics with fun and informative discussions.
You may browse individual episodes of Salish Shes below.
Beth Pike and Raye Evrard give you a taste of the new season of the Salish Seas Podcast where they are going to find out What Happened To The Orca in the Salish Sea.
On this episode of Salish Shes, Raye and Beth speak with writer and acclaimed eater David George Gordon on the amazing Washington state native clam, the geoduck (pronouced gooey-duck)!
Raye and Beth bring on Laura James aka Diver Laura a Seattle native to talk about her diving career, passion for conservation, and her newest endeavors.
Our guest this month is Drew Harvell, two-time author and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. We have her on to talk about her recently released book Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease and to discuss her experiences with an outbreak close to the Salish Shes home, the sea star wasting disease. Hope you enjoy!
For episode 10 of Salish Shes, Raye and Beth speak with the Dean of the Seattle Maritime Academy, Sarah Scherer, on what brought her to her position and she informs us on happenings at the academy.
Experience Seattle Maritime!
In this episode Raye and Beth talk with Chris Howard of OceanGate about their newest technologies in manned -submersibles and their work on the Salish Sea.
Raye and Beth do a special episode with the Seattle Aquarium by interviewing two of their employees for Octopus Week! Come learn about what it's like to work at the aquarium and fun facts about the octopus. Pictures up on facebook and instagram.
In episode 6, Raye and Beth bring in a specialist Casey Mclean of SR3 to talk about the recent 2018 Sea lion shootings around Puget Sound. We ask about the normalcy of these shootings, the possible reasonings behind them and learn some information on her wonderful organization helping these hurt creatures.