SIMRES is a volunteer, non-profit organization bringing marine research and educational programs about the Salish Sea to Saturna Island. We collaborate with students and experts in the field to support science and stewardship and to promote a deeper understanding of our fragile marine ecosystems. All funding currently comes through local partner organizations, community donations and our events.
Our Mission: To preserve and enhance the marine ecosystems of the Salish Sea.
1. To provide marine education programs to raise awareness about the Salish Sea, and to engage the public.
2. To establish a research facility on Saturna Island at East Point and to disseminate the results of research through public outreach.
Our Programs include:
Hydrophone Data collection
Supporting and hosting workshops, conferences and symposia
Public outreach and education programs
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We are a volunteer organization and welcome new members and volunteers for:
Our Board of Directors
Our Sea Talks and other programs
Our attendance at conferences, workshops and symposia hosted by others