COMMUNITY RESEARCH PROJECTS
An ongoing taxonomic inventory of the diatoms of the Salish Sea.
An initiative to locate 12 plant species identified as being at risk of extirpation from Galiano Island.
Studying the diversity and distribution of maritime lichens in the Salish Sea
Developing low-cost data collection and analysis systems for long-term pollinator surveillance and hyperlocal weather and climate monitoring.
A newly initiated research partnership between IMERSS and Parfrey Lab (UBC) exploring the microscopic worlds of eelgrass community ecology.
A science outreach program connecting communities with the wonders of natural history, as seen through the lens of microscopy, hosted by Dr. Elaine Humphrey
A multidisciplinary working group advancing innovative approaches to organizing and communicating biodiversity data.
Weaving biodiversity data, Indigenous language, and place-based knowledge into an eco-cultural mapping framework.
A community effort to monitor local scale microclimatic variation, helping to predict future climate impacts.
A community-based initiative to document the flora and fauna of Galiano Island, BC.