A number of news items to catch up on...
- First, here’s a reminder of Friday’s big celebration of the wrap-up of the largest cleanup project to date under the Puget Sound Initiative — the former Scott Paper mill site on the Anacortes waterfront on the shore of Fidalgo Bay.
Here’s a notice from the Port of Anacortes about the event.
- Next, the Seattle Times has this tale of the possible discovery of a doomed ship at the bottom of the Sound. Divers believe they found the Dix, a steamer that sank in 1906 after it collided with a freighter. Dozens of people were killed.
- The Herald in Everett explores the continuing effort to remove abandoned crab pots from Port Gardner Bay near Everett. This is an issue throughout Puget Sound, because the old pots can trap and kill crabs that are never harvested for human consumption.
- The North Kitsap Herald reports on the reopening of the Poulsbo Marine Science Center.
- The Kitsap Sun recently reported on cleanup efforts in Sinclair and Dyes inlets. Here’s the original story, which a follow-up blog by reporter Chris Dunagan.
- Dunagan also offer this blog post about a new look for the Puget Sound Science Update from the Puget Sound Partnership.