Join us for South Sound Estuary Association’s (SSEA) “Discovery” Speakers Series with intriguing topics that affect the South Sound.
October 4, 2012
Marine Debris and Puget Sound – Will Tsunami Debris Get to South Puget Sound?
Speaker: Nir Barnea, CIH West Coast Regional Coordinator, NOAA Marine Debris Program
Every year, marine debris injures and kills marine life, interferes with navigation safety, impacts the economy, and poses a threat to human health. For more information about the Tsunami Debris go http://www.marinedebris.noaa.gov/tsunamidebris.
November 1, 2012
Octopus Species and Puget Sound with Seattle Aquarium Invertebrate Biologist Kathryn Kegel
December 6, 2012
See what we have done! Restoration and Conservation Partnership – South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group and Capitol Land Trust
January 3, 2013 Sustainability in Exile and how it relates to Puget Sound, Speaker: Jonathan Scherch, Antioch University
February 7, 2013 Ocean Acidification and Fish: It’s not All about the clams. Speaker: Scott Steltzner, Fisheries Biologist, Squaxin Island Tribe
Scott Steltzner has been a fisheries biologist with the Squaxin Island Tribe for the past nine years. Research interests include early marine survival of salmonids and assessment of nearshore habitats. He holds a degree in marine biology from San Diego State University.
All events are held at LOTT Water Education (WET) Science Education Center, 500 NE Adams, Olympia.
Presentation begins at 7:00 and will end by 9:00 pm.
Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Each lecture held at the LOTT’s WET Science Center is free and open to the public thanks in part to The Russell Family Foundation, Lassen Foundation/The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound, presenters donating their time, and the many members/supporters who join SSEA to help keep these programs going.
For more information, please contact Leihla at at 360-888-0565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.