The mission of the SeaDoc Society is to ensure the health of marine wildlife and their ecosystems through science and education.
Director: Markus Naugle – Regional Director; Joe Gaydos – Science Director
Physical Address: 942 Deer Harbor Road, Eastsound, WA, 98245
Phone: (360) 376-3910
Target Audience or Area served: Straddling the western border between Canada and the United States, SeaDoc’s focus is the Salish Sea, is a place of remarkable beauty and extraordinary biodiversity. This vibrant integrated ecosystem of saltwater and freshwater includes the inland marine waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Puget Sound, and the Strait of Georgia. The Salish Sea is home to 38 species of mammals, 172 species of birds, 253 species of fish, 2 species of reptiles and more than 3,000 macro-invertebrates, and serves more than eight million people from Seattle and the Pacific Northwest without regard to age, race, religion or economic status.
Descriptions of Services for Families: A key part of SeaDoc’s mission is to educate people about the Salish Sea. We host the annual Marine Science Lecture Series showcasing leading science and important marine wildlife topics; it is free to the public and attended by citizens of all ages, including school classes. SeaDoc provides scientific talks and public education to schools, organizations, agencies, and concerned citizens. We have a network of nearly 5,000 supporters who track our work through our free monthly newsletter.
Volunteer Opportunities: The mission of SeaDoc is fueled by private donations that help us understand, restore, and protect the Salish Sea that is home to 38 species of mammals, 172 species of birds, 253 species of fish, 2 species of reptiles and more than 3,000 macro-invertebrates, while serving more than eight million people from Seattle and the Pacific Northwest without regard to age, race, religion or economic status. Please consider a tax-deductible donation today so that future generations may fully experience this extraordinarily diverse and remarkably beautiful place we call home.
Charitable donations accepted: Yes. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, Tax ID# 94-6036494. All donations are tax deductible used in the Salish Sea.