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South Sound ESTUARY Association
We have a fun event coming up at the Estuarium!
On the afternoon of March 2nd, from 1 – 3 pm Bert Bartleson of the Pacific Northwest Shell Club will be leading a workshop on local shell identification. As a bonus, Bert will do his best to identify any shell you bring in or have a picture of.
Regular admission fee.
Visit us and meet this amazing shell guy!
South Sound Estuary Association welcomes Elizabeth “BetSea” Antonio to the South Sound Estuarium staff! 2010 Graduate of The Evergreen State College, former Program Coordinator Relief, Shipboard Educator and Deckhand of the Schooner Adventuress and former lead teacher at Mariah Art School in Olympia, BetSea brings a variety of knowledge and enthusiasm for marine and estuary focused environmental education to the Estuarium. She loves to work with people of all ages that are excited to learn more about our marine and estuary environments. Ask her about plankton or how to tie a bowline, she’d be happy to share with you!
Meet BetSea at the South Sound Estuarium, 608 Washington St. NE, Olympia, during open hours, 10 am – 3 pm weekends. She is also available for weekday tours of the Estuarium. Tours for groups up to 20 can be scheduled by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Fee $50 for private tour. Group presentations outside the Estuarium are available as well for a $50 fee.
More about South Sound Estuary Association and its other program go to sseacenter.org.
Due to snow, the Estuarium will not be open today. Come visit on a future weekend, 10am – 3 pm. Bring your family and friends! Lots to see. Help us grow the Estuarium as a permanent part of the South Sound Community.
February 19, Janna Nichols from REEF and Laura James from Beneath the Looking Glass, LLC. Join us and hear about their unique perspectives on engaging people in water quality issues such as working with divers for Janna and some of the film work Laura does in Puget Sound, to show that average folks can make a difference while doing things they love to do already. Puget Sound is in trouble, it is a wonderful and unique place, and we can each help protect and improve it!
LOTT’S WET Science Center, 500 Adams St. NE, Olympia. Doors open at 6:30, Presentation from 7:00 to 8:30. Appropriate for teens and older. Free.
SSEA is seeking applicants for a 25 hour a week (on average) program manager position. Click on resources page for the full job description. Applications are being accepted through February 14th. Interviews of selected candidates will be scheduled the week of February 17th. To apply send letter of interest and resume to email@example.com by the 14th. Click for full description. Program Manager Job
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