Coming to Olympia Summer 2013
SSEA is planning to operate the South Sound Estuarium, a marine life discovery center during July and August 2013. The location in development is near the Olympia Farmer’s Market. Planned hours are 10 – 4 pm Thursday – Sunday. Grand Opening details will be posted soon.
May 4, 2013, 9 pm
Pier Peer at Boston Harbor Marina
Click on Pier Peer in main menu to make a reservation for May, June, or July.
April 21, 2013
SSEA will be participating for the 3rd year in this Earth Day event at Oakland Bay Historical Park, Shelton, WA. If you come out of the celebration, look for the SSEA booth and stop and say hello.
The event is scheduled from 11am – 3pm on Sunday April 21st. This family-friendly event features live music, local resource agencies, community groups and citizens coming together to enjoy and learn more about the wondrous natural resources found in Mason County. This event is also the grand opening of Oakland Bay Historical Park. Also new this year is a local farmer’s market featuring local produce and baked goods.
When: Sunday April 21st, 2013, 11:00am-3:00pm
Where: 1570 E Agate Bay Road, Shelton
Directions: Take Highway 3 to Agate Road, turn right and follow Agate Road past Pioneer Primary School. The park entrance is about one half mile past the school on the right (across from E. Julian Road).
For more information on Oakland Bay, and for a schedule of the day’s events, please visit:http://www.co.mason.wa.us/oakland_bay/
Join us tonight, April 9th, 6pm, Friends Meeting House, 3201 Boston Harbor Rd. We have exciting new plans for this summer! We are announcing the development of a small aquarium and estuary education center. Some hear more and share your ideas.
Our April 6th Pier Peer is cancelled due to illness. Please click on Pier Peer tab to register for upcoming 1st Saturday events.
SSEA ANNUAL Meeting – April 9th, 6 – 8:30 at Olympia Friends Meeting House, 3201 Boston Harbor Rd. Join us for Fun, Food, SSEA update – exciting news for this summer and our guest speaker – George Sharp, Executive Director, Olympia Visitors Bureau. George will talk about what the potential impact of SSEA is on Olympia area economics.
Capitol Land Trust and South Sound Estuary Association are excited to bring this event to the Olympia Area.
Want to know more about the Salish Sea and the creatures who live there? Dr. Gaydos is the one who knows!
The largest octopus. The biggest barnacle. The most enormous anemone. Our backyard is home to some of the most extraordinary creatures on the planet. The Salish Sea’s unique combination of geology and hydrology makes it one of the most biologically diverse and productive inland seas.
Come hear about some of the biggest, longest lived and most unusual animals in the Salish Sea when Joe Gaydos, wildlife veterinarian and chief scientist of the SeaDoc Society, speaks on the web of life in our coastal ecosystem. In this entertaining presentation discover the unexpected connections between land and sea that Joe Gaydos and collaborators uncovered in their recent landmark compilation of all the birds and mammals of the Salish Sea.
Joe Gaydos is chief scientist for the SeaDoc Society.
Event will be held at LOTT WET Science Center, 500 Adams NE, Olympia.
To register click link below.