2021 Schedule

Recorded classes will be made available within a few days of the live event, and the links to access recordings will be sent to all registered attendees once they are available. Recordings will remain available for 30 days.

Sound Waters University classes are eligible for Continuing Education Units from Washington State University for sessions attended on February 6th only. Please see the Instructions for Clock Hours, Sound Waters Clock Hour Form, and Evaluation for details. If you have questions please email hannah@soundwatersuniversity.org.

Natural World Changing Environment Physical & Cultural Environment
8:30-8:45am
Opening Remarks
8:45-9:45am
Introduction & Keynote | A Sea Of Trouble - Taking Action On Plastic Pollution »
9:45-10:00am
Break & Exhibits
10:00-11:00am
Asian Giant Hornet and Preventing Establishment »
Climate Change and Climate Impacts
Tides Wait For No Man
Understanding the Tides and Currents of the Salish Sea »
11:00-11:15am
Break & Exhibits
11:15am-12:15pm
Plankton of the Salish Sea
Why Are So Many Trees Dying?
Understanding Forest Health in Western Washington
Understanding Treaty Rights From a Tulalip Perspective
This session will not be recorded and will only be available to watch live from 11:15am-12:30pm
12:15-1:00pm
Break for Lunch
1:00-2:00pm
Our Iconic Whales of the Salish Sea - A Naturalist's Story »
Salish Sea Ocean Acidification
How Changing One Thing in the Air Changes 1000 Things In the Water »
PNW Earthquake Hazards And ShakeAlert Rollout
2:00-2:15pm
Break & Exhibits
2:15-3:15pm
Coastal River Otters of the Puget Sound »
Of Puffins and People: Conserving Seabirds of the Salish Sea »
Understanding Groundwater Science »


Take a look back at our class schedule from 2020 here.