Ginny Broadhurst

On a sunny summer day last August, Ginny Broadhurst, director of the Salish Sea Institute and Manca Valum, senior director of Advancement for Strategic Initiatives at the WWU Foundation, took a boat ride to visit with Stephanie Solien and Frank Greer on Orcas Island. The topic of conversation…

It is the water that has sustained the people of western Washington forever, but researchers now say the Salish Sea is under “unrelenting pressure” put on it by 150 years of human development.

“It’s an incredible place. People come from all over the world to see the Salish Sea,” said…

Western Washington University’s Salish Sea Institute today released its comprehensive “State of the Salish Sea” report; in it, more than 20 authors and contributors illustrate how the ecosystem is under relentless pressure from an accelerating convergence of global and local environmental…

Nonetheless, traditional ecological knowledge is making its way into more academic settings, starting with the Salish Sea Institute at Western Washington University.  “It doesn’t make sense for us to do any work without considering the…

More than 1,300 scientists, policy makers and other interested parties are attending next week’s …

“There are concerns that the population may be so low that it can’t recover,” said Ginny Broadhurst, director of the Salish Sea Institute at Western Washington University.

Western Washington University has hired Ginny Broadhurst to be the new director of its Salish Sea Studies Institute, an interdisciplinary center for collaboration, education, research and community involvement established in 2015 focused on the health of the Salish Sea and its environs.

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