The winter ducks have arrived and are enjoying our little piece of heaven.  However, they are not finding it as peaceful and quiet as years past,  due to the construction on the new Treasure Island bridge.  The contractor is doing a great job and there has been minimal noise and inconvenience to the neighborhood. 

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Many of you have been asking me about the red jellyfish that are showing up in great numbers in our local waters.  I have done a little research and found that they are called “Lion’s Mane Jellyfish.”  They are native to the cold artic waters  where they grow the largest,  sometimes reaching 8 feet across the […]

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This past weekend will go down as one of the most memorable of the summer and for the lucky ones, perhaps of a lifetime.  The sun was shining and it was 84 degrees but the really incredible part was the pod of orcas that put on a show all weekend.  Apparently,  this was a pod […]

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As the summer winds down here at Fair Harbor, the excitement is also waning.  But I do have a few items to report.  The Water and Art Festival was a huge success raising nearly $11,000.00 for community outreach programs and scholarships.  Kudos to all the volunteers who make this possible, especially the North Mason Cheerleaders […]

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Now that the sun has come out and warmed up the water,  the native manilla clams are beginning their seasonal spawn.  I have been waiting and watching for this event every summer for years.  It is fascinating to see the milky white layer form in the shallow water along the shore when the conditions (temperature, […]

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Andrew Zimmern, host of Bizzarre Foods, gets fitted with a life vest as Taylor Shellfish prepares to satisfy his desire to find the world’s most unique tastes.  He is on his way to North Bay/Victor to eat geoduck!  RAW!  Yes, his quest for this show is to dig a geoduck , […]

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This may seem like an odd title but it is the perfect description of the Water Festival and the essence of why we helped co -found this summer event.  I intended to write about the Water Festival this week and remind everyone that the big event will be held this Saturday, July 30th from 10am – […]

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It is so hard for me to believe, that you can actually go to www.fairharbormarina.com and browse the offerings in our gift shop and make a purchase if you want to and we will ship it to your door!  We are very excited about finally achieving this goal.  It has been a long and […]

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