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Our office is moving in July!

NOTE: June 30, 2022 will be the last day we will be open so we can pack and move.

Research projects and community programs scheduled outside of our physical office will continue as planned. If you need to reach us, email us (wsu.whatcom@wsu.edu) or leave us a message on our voicemail, (360) 778-5806, so we can respond to you as soon as possible.

We will open at our new location on July 18th at: 600 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA

Hidden Highways

Hidden Highways
Natural Resources Stewardship Logo

EXPLORER
Skill Level: One

Observing wildlife
Observing wildlife

Activity:

Recording Wildlife Encounters

 

Objective: Look for wildlife and signs of wildlife
Science Skills: Observation, deductive reasoning
Life Skills: Critical thinking

ENGAGER
Skill Level: Two

Examining Tracks and Talons
Examining Tracks and Talons

Activity:

Casting Animal Tracks

 

Objective: Utilize multiple methods for reporting animal sightings
Science Skills: Observation, deductive reasoning, measurement
Life Skills: Contributing to a group effort

CITIZEN-SCIENTIST
Skill Level: Three

Ariel of corridors used by wildlife
Corridors used by wildlife

Activity:

Map Search & Everybody’s Watching!

 

Objective:  Use web based mapping tools and investigation to discover  and assist in repairing potential breaks in wildlife corridors,  “hidden highways.”
Science Skills: Using technology, making inferences, establishing a hypothesis, conducting a restoration experiment
Life Skills:  communicating, partnering with other organizations