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WFF T-Shirts Designed by Andrea Dingeldein

Support the Western Flyer Foundation with a donation of $35 (or more) and receive a t-shirt with original artwork by Andrea Dingeldein. You can find more of Andrea’s work at […]

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Western Flyer Restoration, Episode 35

Building new hatches and skylight. Episode 35 from a series following the restoration of the Western Flyer. In this episode, we look at all the new work done over the […]

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How Resilient is the Gulf of California?

“The very air here is miraculous, and outlines of reality change with the moment.” ~John Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts, Sea of Cortez (1941) Although we may still think of […]

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WFF Update on Baja – A Mexican Perspective

Notes from  Baja California Sur What would John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts find if they were able to return to the Sea of Cortés* today? What is the same and […]

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Join the WFF Intertidal Zone Bioblitz

In 1940, writer John Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts chartered a purse seiner, the Western Flyer, for a 6-week expedition to the Sea of Cortez. They captured and catalogued […]

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Western Flyer Restoration, Episode 34

A trip to the local foundry to see new portholes being made. Episode 34 from a series following the restoration of the Western Flyer. In this episode, we take a […]

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Visit to Port Townsend

Before COVID-19 hit, Western Flyer had hundreds of visitors a month. These days, not so much. Access to the yard has been strictly limited for the past year — all […]

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