October 19, 2018 Comments (0) journal

The past couple of months have been a constant flurry of chores and activity. I feel like a break. One of the things I loved about being at the lighthouse this summer was that it was completely off the communications grid. No phone, no email, no internet, no problem. I carried my phone

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October 13, 2018


Half of the samples from the South Kuiu Cleanup have been analyzed and without

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October 8, 2018

You There. Yes, you.

Consider this a call for volunteers. Whether you can spare an hour or two of kayak

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A fast, first look at "Decision," a new film from the Ikkatsu Project, coming out in 2019.
Special thanks to: Lush cosmetics, Cape Decision Lighthouse Society, Surfrider Foundation, Klean Kanteen, Werner Paddles and Kokatat. And an extra-special thanks to all the volunteers that made it happen. Can't wait to do it again!

2018, and Beyond

2018 isn't over yet, but the chill is in the air and football is on TV, so it can't have too much further to go. This has been, without a doubt, the busiest year ever for the Ikkatsu Project. Between the Sumner freshwater microplastics monitoring program, the coastal monitoring and cleanup efforts on remote beaches in Washington and Alaska, the upcoming Tacoma Shoreline Survey, another trip to DC to talk with elected representatives about ocean issues and a crazy race on a kayak made out of plastic that had washed ashore, this has been the kind of a year that will undoubtedly be remembered. Throw in a spring Social (there will definitely be another one of those next year), and beginning a new film centered around the 2018 South Kuiu Cleanup in southeast Alaska, next year is starting to look pretty active as well.
Giving Tuesday is coming up in late November... one of the rare fundraising events that gets done around here. Please consider a financial gift to help continue the work that the Ikkatsu Project is doing... anything helps and the gratitude runs deep.
Please check in with the journal for a recap and more information. And thank you to all who have supported the Ikkatsu Project with your time, money and good will throughout the years.
There is still plenty to be done.