of the Salish Sea in this virtual continuing education program for environmental educators, marine naturalists, or nature enthusiast from across the world.  

Designed for professionals and amateurs alike, this program goes beyond the basics and takes deeper dives on ecosystem-wide topics and the latest research. Please note, this is not an introductory program, basic knowledge is expected.


for a year-long series of monthly naturalist nights connecting those who work (or play) in the field across the region to scientists and experts in a wide variety of fields.

Meet & Greet5:30 PM

Speaker PresentationSee the line-up below! 6:00PM – 7:00PM

Q&A7:00PM – 7:30PM

BECOME CERTIFIED with The Pulse of the Salish Sea by completing the following:

(1) Attending twelve virtual talks (1 per month),

(2) One volunteer event (of your choice) that in some way gives back to your local ecosystem,

(3) Pre and Post online survey

(4) Optional, a Fall 2022 boat trip with others that have signed up.

By registering, you will keep up with The Pulse of the Salish Sea, have opportunities to connect and network with other naturalists throughout the region, and support four regional non-profits.

All tuition will be divided amongst Orca Behavior InstituteOrca Network, The Salish Sea School, and Whale Scout. Thank you for your support!

Cost: $120. Scholarships are available.

Register for THE PULSE any time of the year here! Recordings of prior lectures will be made available to those who are signed up.


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