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“Homewaters:  A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound”
Presented by:  David B. Williams

Tuesday, October 12, 7:00 PM

Please join Skagit Audubon Society on Oct. 12th at 7pm for a presentation by David B. Williams, who will speak about his recently published book, Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound. Meeting.jpg

This book tells the story of the Sound, tracing human history from the earliest records more than 12,500 years ago to present. Along the way, Williams discusses Native people, the arrival of explorers and settlers, and how the various inhabitants adapted to place. He weaves in stories of the natural world, covering often overlooked species such as Olympia oysters, rockfish, geoduck, kelp, and herring, as well as the influence of salmon and orca on the Sound.

David B. Williams is an author, naturalist, and tour guide. He is also the author of the book Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography, as well as Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City and Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology. Williams is a Curatorial Associate at the Burke Museum. Follow him on Twitter @geologywriter.

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Preregistration is required and is limited to 100 attendees. Please only one registrant per household. After you register you will receive an email with the link to sign in at the time of the event. Questions? Please contact


A recording of September’s fascinating presentation about hummingbirds “To Feed or Fight” by Alejandro Rico-Guevara is now available at the following link:


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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center (Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

The board of directors meets at the same location at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month, except for the months of July and August.


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