Send the Underwater Robotics Team to Nationals

Updated March 22, 2017 Last June underwater robotics club members Jakobee (left) and Nathan (right) won the middle school division of the regional SeaPerch competition in Bremerton. This week we learned that these club members have been invited to participate in the Nationals competition in Atlanta, GA. Nathan and Jakobee make a great team. Jakobee … Continued

What Will it Take for Salmon to Thrive in Peabody Creek?

Following the expertise of the North Olympic Salmon Coalition, volunteers turned out on Saturday with shovels, boots and gloves to plant native plants in a 2 block section of the Peabody Creek watershed in Port Angeles. Feiro has been working in that section, cleaning trash, building trails, removing invasive species and planting natives species for … Continued

Beached Sea Lion Site Clear to Return to Public Use

An update on the beached Steller sea lion on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles. Last week an aquatic animal veterinarian and an official with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife determined the animal was not going to recover and euthanized it humanely. A necropsy was conducted to determine the cause of its illness. No results … Continued

Beached Steller Sea Lion Under Observation

On Friday, Feiro received a call from a staff member at Nippon Paper Industries, USA, on the Port Angeles harbor. A sea lion had beached itself near their plant, and seemed to be in distress. The sea lion was identified as a Steller sea lion. It was lethargic, but responsive to noises and people. We … Continued

What the ‘post-truth’ era means for Feiro

Our Mission: Feiro contributes to a strong community by providing local marine and watershed learning experiences, inspiring us all to act on behalf of our environment. In case you missed it, the Oxford English Dictionary has chosen “post-truth” as the word of 2016. The definition reads: Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are … Continued

Wishes for Fishes!

We are trying something a little new this year. As we enter the holiday season of treats, giving and celebration, we’ve put together a new way to support Feiro. By donating a gift or gift card from our Wishes for Fishes list, you can make sure that we have critical supplies for animal care. Each … Continued

Two New Members Join Feiro Board of Directors

Two new members have joined the Feiro Marine Life Center Board of Directors. Mary Campbell is the former general manager and current co-owner of Campbell’s Scottish Highlands Golf Course in New Hampshire, an award winning nature photographer and avid birder. She and her husband Ken have traveled to all seven continents, but are pleased to … Continued

Farewell, Spongebob

“Spongebob” Retires After 13 Years For 13 years Bob Campbell has been making sure living creatures at Feiro have a safe place to live. And not just our marine life friends – Bob’s warmth and generosity has extended to volunteers, staff and community members over his tenure at Feiro. He will be the first to tell … Continued

Staff Retirement

It is with very mixed emotions that we report Bob Campbell, Facilities Coordinator, will be retiring at the end of August. Bob has been a fixture at Feiro since 2003. So many folks worked, volunteered and learned with him over the years – and we are all the better for the opportunities to do so. … Continued

35 Years and Counting as a Volunteer

This blog was authored by Janet Lamont, long time volunteer naturalist and new Feiro Board member. You can meet Shirley on Sunday afternoons during her volunteer naturalist shift, or during the 35th Anniversary Event on Wednesday July 13th from 5:00-8:00pm. Free admission, youth costume contest, hands-on activities, and cake all at Feiro during Concerts on … Continued