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September 28th, 2 – 5 pm Benefit Cruise

6th Annual “Cruising for the Sound”, a benefit for South Sound Estuary Association, aboard the 90 person yacht, My Girl. See the South Puget Sound from the water! Enjoy a wonderful day!  Good Food! Marine Education! FUN! Support SSEA!  Click on … Continue reading

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GRAND OPENING _ August 16th, 2 – 5 pm

  Visit South Sound Estuarium’s new home, 309 State Ave. NE. Olympia.  Join us for celebration with family friendly activities, music, marine science exhibits, prize drawing, aquariums, interpretive material, beautiful windsock make just for the Estuarium, and MORE! Please stop … Continue reading

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Estuarium Wish List

Wish List for the New Estuarium, 309 State. Ave. NE, Olympia, Washington The following are needed to complete renovation of the science lab/classroom area in preparation for the August 16th, 2 – 5 pm “Grand Reopening Celebration”: – Electrician to … Continue reading

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Estuarium has new hours – 11 – 4 weekends at 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia

The South Sound Estuarium, 309 State Ave. NE, new weekend hours are 11 – 4.  Please let your friends and family know we have reopened.  Come see the new creatures in the aquariums.   We have new nudibranch.  They are … Continue reading

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Beach Naturalist In the News

This morning’s Olympian has a great article on the beach naturalist program with lots of great pictures.  Beach Naturalists Joe Hiss and Larry McCallum were featured, as is program manager, Wendy Eklund.  Read full story below and view the great … Continue reading

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ESTUARIUM OPENS JULY 19th, 10 am

The Estuarium, 309 State Ave. Olympia, will open on July 19th and be open weekends, 10 – 3 thereafter. We look forward to seeing you there. Share the news with your friends. The new space is just wonderful. You will … Continue reading

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ESTUARIUM Reopening JULY 19th 10 am

Just in time for the Lakefair weekend, the Estuarium is reopening at its new location, 309 State Ave. in downtown Olympia.  The Estuarium hours are 10 – 3 weekends.  Visit us…See new our new space.  Tell your friends! Grand Re-opening … Continue reading

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Aquariums in the new Estuarium

The aquariums are moved, set up in the new site and working well. New floor is installed in the area where the new aquarium will be placed. Painting is finished in the front area, the office desk was installed today, … Continue reading

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Estuarium moving to 309 State Street

The South Sound Estuarium is  temporarily CLOSED. We will reopen, 309 State Ave., on Saturday, July 19, 10 am. REOPENING CELEBRATION Saturday,  August 16th, 2 – 5 pm.   Plan to stop by. New Aquarium, exhibit space, hands-on activities.

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JUNE 14th Opening Day for the 2014 Beach Naturalist “Meet Us At the Beach”

The 5th year of the beach naturalist program starts this saturday, June 14th.  Go to the beach naturalist page and click on the schedule link to get dates, times and locations.  This weekend is the lowest minus tide on the … Continue reading

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