• Videos: summarizes, links to or presents a video or videos.
  • Audio: summarizes, links to or presents an audio file or files.
  • Photos: summarizes, links to or presents a photo or photos.
  • Maps: summarizes, links to or presents a map or maps.
  • Presentations: summarizes, links to or presents workshop or conference presentations (such as PowerPoint slideshows.)


European green crab story map cover image

Story map: European green crab in Puget Sound

A May 2019 story map shows how a broad collaboration of volunteers, agencies, and tribes is working together to keep invasive European green crabs at bay in Washington state. The story map was produced by the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound and the Puget Sound Institute in collaboration with the Washington Sea Grant Crab Team. 

A screenshot of the online story

Finding common ground in a world of environmental change

A 2017 course at the UW Jackson School of International Studies examined how to create alliances between the Tulalip Tribes and non-tribal millennials through improved intercultural communication. The students in the course produced a multi-media story describing their experiences. 

Blue dye is used to illustrate currents in the Puget Sound Model at the UW School of Oceanography. Video screenshot: copyright Richard Strickland and Encyclopedia of Puget Sound

Videos: The Puget Sound Model

The Puget Sound Model was designed and built by the University of Washington School of Oceanography in the early 1950s to simulate the tides and currents of Puget Sound. A series of videos produced by the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound describes its construction and operation.

A 2010 documentary describes efforts to protect and restore the Puyallup watershed.

Water Undone: The Efforts to Save the Puyallup River Watershed

A 2010 video by the University of Washington Tacoma describes efforts to protect and restore the Puyallup watershed. 

The Seaeye Falcon used by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Photo courtesy WDFW.

WDFW Remotely Operated Vehicle captures species and habitats on the sea floor

A camera on board a remotely operated vehicle scans the floor of Puget Sound capturing digital video of underwater marine life.  Selected clips of Plumose sea anemones, Pacific halibut, Pacific cod, Sea stars, and North Pacific spiny dogfish are now available for public viewing.


Presentations: 2013 study panel on ecosystem-based management of forage fish in Puget Sound

Download presentations from the Study Panel on Ecosystem-based Management of Forage Fish held August 25, 2013 at the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Lab, San Juan Island.

Closeup of herring spawn on kelp.

Field notes: Are Puget Sound herring limited by loss of eelgrass?

Could recent declines in Puget Sound herring be linked to decreases in native eelgrass? Biologist Tessa Francis reports on a new study that may provide insight into the health of one of the region's most iconic forage fish.

Mazama Pocket Gopher. Photo courtey of WDFW

Mazama Pocket Gopher audio recording

Audio recordings of the Mazama Pocket Gopher.

Satellite image of Treasure Island courtesy of Google Maps; arrow shows recording location

Treasure Island soundscape

An audio recording of an early morning soundscape on Treasure Island in Puget Sound. 


Photos: Swinomish shellfish harvesting and research

Browse a collection of shellfish photos provided by the Swinomish Tribe.

Rhinoceros Auklet carrying sandlances. Photo by Peter Hodum.

Sounds of rhinoceros auklets and chick

Audio recordings of rhinoceros auklets on Protection Island.


Download EoPS ringtones

Puget Sound is calling: EoPS now has custom ringtones. Add the sounds of Puget Sound-area species like the Rhinoceros Auklet or Pacific Chorus Frog to your phone today.