In COASST, science is a team sport played by coastal residents and scientists working together to collect, verify, analyze, and communicate high-quality data. What’s Washed In – our monthly newsletter – is the first place you’ll hear about scientific research updates, upcoming trainings, and COASST events.

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What’s Washed in

What’s Washed In is COASST’s monthly newsletter where we provide program updates, announcements for upcoming events, and practice examples to help marine debris and beached birds participants continue honing their skills.

What’s Washed In – November 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (burrowing cucumbers) • From the blog

What’s Washed In – October 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (shark) • From the blog

What’s Washed In – September 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Creature Feature (squid eggs) • A New Website!

What’s Washed In – August 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Creature Feature (harbor seal) • A New Website!

What’s Washed In – July 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (anemone) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – June 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (gray whale) • From the Blog

Correction: What’s Washed In – May 2019

Beached Birds • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – May 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (Snowy Plover) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – April 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (mink) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – March 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (penguin) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – February 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (Flightless Cormorant) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – January 2019

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (sea turtle) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – November 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (osprey) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – October 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (booby) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – September 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Solved Mysteries • Creature Feature (salmon shark) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – August 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Unsolved Mystery • Creature Feature (longnose skate) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – July 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (striped dolphin) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – June 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Unsolved Mysteries • In the Zone • Creature Feature (Brant) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – May 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Unsolved Mysteries • In the Zone • Creature Feature (lingcod) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – April 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Unsolved Mysteries • In the Zone • Creature Feature (sea otter) • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – March 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • In the Zone • Creature Feature (lancetfish) • Unsolved Mysteries • From the Blog • Participant Profile: Jeanne Finke

What’s Washed In – January 2018

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Creature Feature (big skate) • Unsolved Mysteries • From the Blog

What’s Washed In – December 2017

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Marine Curiosities (pyrosomes) • Unsolved Mysteries • From the COASST Blog:

What’s Washed In – July 2017

COASST Updates • Beached Birds • Marine Debris • Marine Curiosities (pacific sleeper shark) • Unsolved Mysteries • From the COASST Blog:

In the Wings

In the Wings is a quarterly update (or more frequent during an unusual mortality event) for monthly surveyors, Die-Off Alert (DOA) trainees, and partners of COASST in Alaska. Here we provide updates about ocean conditions in Alaska, reports of unusual mortality and information about the natural history of seabirds.

In the Wings – Die-off Update August 27, 2019

COASST Update • About Short-tailed Shearwaters • What’s Being Done? • What to Do?

In the Wings – Die-off Update August 5, 2019

COASST Update • What’s Being Done? • What to Do?

In the Wings – July 2019

COASST Update • State of the Ocean • Seabird Spotlight (Tufted Puffin) • Faces of COASST

In The Wings – LEO Webinar

COASST Updates

In the Wings – April 2019

COASST Update • State of the Ocean • Seabird Spotlight (Crested Auklet) • Faces of COASST

In the Wings – January 2019 UPDATE

You’re Invited! • An Update • State of the Ocean

In the Wings – January 2019

COASST Update • State of the Ocean • Seabird Spotlight (Black-legged Kittiwake) • Faces of COASST

In the Wings – November 2018

COASST Update • State of the Ocean • Seabird Spotlight (Eiders) • Faces of COASST

In the Wings – July 2018

COASST Update • Summer 2018 Die-off Event • State of the Ocean • Seabird Spotlight (Murres) • Faces of COASST

In the Wings – April 2018

COASST Update • State of the Ocean • Seabird Spotlight (Fulmars) • Faces of COASST

In the Wings – January 2018

COASST Update • State of the Ocean • Seabird Spotlight (Glaucous Gull) • Faces of COASST