The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is a 19 year old citizen science project housed at the University of Washington and focused on the beach environment of the northeast Pacific. Since our beginning, over 1,000 participants on more than 450 beaches spanning four states have contributed directly to monitoring their local marine resources and ecosystem health.

Participant Profile: Brian and Kathy Linnell


Participant Profile: Brian and Kathy Linnell

The ranger was quite clear on the point: there were no dead birds on his beach at Saltwater State Park, and if he had his way, there never would be. To be sure of this,

Upcoming Events

Training: Marine Debris

  • Washington: Quilcene (Map)
  • Saturday, February 22, 10:00 am4:00 pm