It is our great honor to announce that a second donation of a stunning hand made quilt by the hands of Linn Woodard, Port Washington, Wisconsin is on offer with a raffle to be drawn on May 1, 2016. YOU NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN! Tickets are $5. The quilt measures 47″ wide byContinue reading Nature’s Palette Hand Made Quilt for Raffle Fund Raiser 2016
A TASTE of PADILLA BAY will be held on Saturday, August 22nd from 5 to 10 pm here at Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. We will be under a canopy near the historic Breazeale barn with live music by Too Far North, sumptuous local fare of seafoods, salmon, farm fresh vegetables and fruits and otherContinue reading A TASTE of PADILLA BAY
Join us Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm for Jonathan White’s presentation about tides. How far would you go to understand the tides? Local author Jonathan White interviewed the monks at the Mont St Michel monastery in France, went under the ice with an Inuit elder in the Arctic, and traveledContinue reading Tides: ocean’s dance with the moon
Reading in the newest Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission News, I have learned yet again of the immense importance of eelgrass. NOAA, the Suquamish Tribe, Puget Sound Partnership, Elliott Bay Trustee Council, Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have recently restored eelgrass zostera marina in a federal Superfund cleanup site thatContinue reading Learning the importance of eelgrass – yet again
We will again host our famous board created pot luck dinner, host wines & beers and guest speaker on Saturday, October 4th from 3:30pm – 7:30pm here at the Reserve. If you would like to attend, please telephone Kay Reinhardt at 360-757-3234 or write Kay an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $20. This is aContinue reading Our Annual Meeting & Dinner to be unusually festive!
Come to the beautiful village of Bay View on Sunday, July 20th from 1 o’clock and please join us up to 5 o’clock for a review and social time sharing sketches and light refreshments. Please go to the Padilla Bay Reserve’s newsletter at: padillabay.gov and read the directions and materials suggested that will guide youContinue reading Sketch & Paint on a Summer Sunday – July 20th
Purple Martins along the shining shores of Padilla Bay & beautiful Barn Swallows here at the Reserve!
We have some visiting Purple Martins along certain edges of Padilla Bay. They may also be in the forests nearby using woodpecker homes they have found vacant. Some of them are in little houses put up some time ago, that a kind assistant has recently cleaned for their use this season. This is along privateContinue reading Purple Martins along the shining shores of Padilla Bay & beautiful Barn Swallows here at the Reserve!
At least 85 visitors were our guests for an amazingly interesting lecture by Jack Nisbet, Saturday the 22nd. Earlier, 30 lucky people accompanied Jack on a walk identifying flora on the upland trail of the Reserve grounds. The Foundation also held a book sale and signing event after. Several of Jack’s titles were on offerContinue reading Jack Nisbet lecture was a smashing success!