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August 6, 2020 Comments (0) journal

Although the 2020 South Kuiu Cleanup had to be scratched from the schedule due to the virus, it’s not a total loss. Thanks to Ikkatsu volunteer and field science superstar, Lucas Drawdy (that’s him on the far right in the photo above), we’re going to still get some of

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August 3, 2020

Hot Flashes

Have you seen this? Did the news of the latest Atlantic Ocean heat wave make it

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July 25, 2020

Make Your List

Not long after we left Yellowstone, I was thinking about what I’d seen that

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In a Nutshell

Since the Ikkatsu Project came together in 2012, every year has been a little different. While we continue to build programs around single-use plastic and the effects that plastic has in the marine environment, there are other focus areas throughout the Salish Sea watershed that catch a significant portion of our efforts. Going forward, this bioregional emphasis will form the basis for continuing programs, and you can expect to see clear connections being made between the health of different ecosystems here in the heart of Cascadia.

Data collection and analysis, education and outreach are at the heart of what the Ikkatsu Project is all about. Beyond the science, however, are other perspectives that can help to make what we are doing and saying relevant and important to those who hear it. There's no doubt that this is an environmentally-focused organization, but we are always looking for new ways to tell the story of this place. The ongoing blog helps to bring some of these stories to light, and the regular expeditions and fieldwork often bring out the history and adventure that can be found here in this part of the Northwest.

The Ikkatsu Project is funded by donations. We don't do a lot of fundraising events around here, no elaborate galas or black-tie events, but that doesn't mean we don't need your support. What we can promise is the chance to see all of your contribution get put toward direct program expenses, from marine debris research and education to stream surveys to high country fieldwork. Thanks to all who have already contributed (and if you would like to be a part of it all, the "Donate" button is on the right side of this page. Any amount helps and the gratitude runs deep).