Watch the shorts
Eel grass: Amazing Meadows of the Sea
See Sea Slugs Scour Seagrass by the Seashore
Eelgrass sea hares may look like lazy, zebra-striped spoonfuls of jello, but these sea slugs are actually environmental heroes.4:14 | Deep Look, PBS
Restoring Our Eelgrass
The story of eelgrass restoration on Nex̱wlélex̱wem/ Bowen Island near Vancouver, BC Canada. 11:43 | Bob Turner
Eelgrass and Estuaries Up to 4K
As part of the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s Salish Sea Marine Survival Project, the SeaChange Marine Conservation Society is restoring eelgrass habitats within estuaries of the south coast.
4:17 | Sarah Verstegen
Forage fish: More than just some Little Fish
WE are the Herring: This is our story
Where there is herring there is hope… This video follows the journey of Pacific herring over thousands of years and reminds us of the important ecological, cultural, and economic role of this foundational species that are currently on the brink of collapse. Conservancy Hornby Island. 3:12min
Before the Beauty is gone
Our fish are disappearing. Not our Salmon or our Halibut, but those will soon follow. Forage fish, a key segment of the marine food chain, is vanishing off the coast of BC. 14:00 | Mackai Sharp
HOWE SOUND BALLET: seals & sea lion feeding on anchovy
A close up underwater view of a feeding frenzy of an anchovy “fish ball” by seals and sea lion.
8:18 | Bob Turner
Beauty and the Feast
Every spring, nature puts on a breathtaking display on the British Columbia coast. The waters turn milky white as millions of male herring release sperm, while the female fish lay billions of pinhead-sized eggs.
2:41 | Hakai Institute.
Wiggly Fish – Spawning Sand Lance in BC
4:46 |Otter Be Good Productions, Terry Brown
Creek and stream restoration
Ennis: A creek worth saving. The story of a special creek the flows thru Port Angeles, with a long history and the growing idea of restoring a small but vital stream back to its full potential.
10:40 John Gussman
Mosquito Creek salmon habitat restoration The North Shore Streamkeepers completed a habitat restoration project on North Vancouver’s Mosquito Creek last fall and is already seeing massive returns of salmon. video courtesy of Keegan Casidy, North Shore Streamkeepers. 1:36
Blue Carbon: A Story from the Snohomish Estuary.
5:47 | EarthCorps
For more information about streamkeepers, or to get involved visit the Sunshine Coast Streamkeepers Society website.
Glass Sponge Reefs
Exploring Beautiful Glass Sponge Reef | Nautilus Live. The E/V Nautilus team, in partnership with Ocean Networks Canada, explores stunning and colorful fields of glass sponge reef in the Strait of Georgia. 2:33 | Nautilus Live
Glass sponge reefs: the basics. 1:55 | LeysLabUofA
Glass sponge biotherm and garden. 1:50 | RoyMulder
Life Beneath the Surface
Watch this 4 minute film by the SCCA celebrating the incredible diversity of marine life found in our own “backyard” on the Sunshine Coast. 4:00 | Sunshine Coast Conservation Association