The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest

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For Northwest residents, it may be surprising to learn that one of the most vibrant and biologically diverse ecosystems in the world can be found in our own backyard. Straddling the western border between Canada and the United States, the Salish Sea is one of the world’s largest inland seas, with 4,642 miles of coastline and thousands of different species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and macro-invertebrates.

In The Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest, authors Audrey DeLella Benedict and Joseph K. Gaydos take readers on a spectacular tour of this rich world, from invertebrates of the deep to river otters, killer whales, bald eagles, and even humans that call this region home. Audrey and Joseph have a profound appreciation for the Salish Sea, and they’re passionate about educating others about the wonders of the Salish and the need to preserve it.

To hear incredible stories about the Salish Sea, join Joseph and Audrey at one of these events throughout the Northwest:

April 7, 5:30 p.m. Talk and signing at Darvill’s Bookstore, Orcas Island
April 9, 7— 8 p.m. Talk and signing at Griffin Bay Bookstore, San Juan Island
April 11, 9—10 a.m. Joe Gaydos keynote address at Fidalgo Shoreline Academy, Anacortes
April 14, 7:30 p.m. Talk and signing at Town Hall, Seattle
April 15, 6:30 p.m. Book talk and movie premiere at Everett Community College, Everett
April 16, 7—8 p.m. Talk and signing at Village Books, Bellingham
April 28, 7—8 p.m. Talk and signing at Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park
April 30, 6—9 p.m. Joe Gaydos keynote address at Great Peninsula Conservancy Spring Dinner, Poulsbo

Check out the book trailer for The Salish Sea:

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