Discovery Speaker Series

Come enjoy Puget Sound Estuarium’s Discovery Speaker Series at LOTT’s Wet Science Center!

When: 3rd Thursdays of 2017 – 2018 (September -April, excluding December)
Presentation Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
(doors open at 6:30 PM)
Where: LOTT’s WET Science Center,
500 Adams NE, Olympia
For more information: Center@SSEAcenter.orgwet

2017-2018 Dates and Speakers

September 21: “What Toxic Chemicals are Detected in Puget Sound Mussels?” by Jennifer Lanksbury

October 19: “Innovative Solutions to Stormwater Run-off” by Brandon Slone and Nathan Nadernicek,  WADOT Stormwater Monitoring and Research Analysts.

November 16: “Stormwater: Our Local Solutions”

January 18: “Farmed Salmon in Puget Sound” by TBA

February 15: “Seabird Predation and Freshwater Plumes” By Elizabeth Phillips, Pacific Seabird Group.

March 15: “Chemicals in the Water – Findings from Lott’s Reclaimed Water Study”  by Wendy Steffensen

April 19: Estuaries – Earth’s Treasures – “Why are they Special and Why work so hard to save them?” by Eric Wagner


2017-2018 Discovery Speaker Series Presentation

October 20: Road Culverts – “Road culverts and fish passages” by Paul Wagner, WSDOT. Click HERE to view his presentation.

November 17: Shoreline Armoring – “Shoreline Armoring and Shoreline Monitoring Toolbox” with Jason Toft, University of Washington. Click HERE to view his presentation.

January 19: Geology – “Geology and Glacial History” by Wendy Gerstel, Principal Qwg Applied Geology. Click HERE to view her presentation.

February 16: Port of Olympia – “Environmental Programs at the Port of Olympia” by Rachael Jamison, Director of Environmental Studies, Port of Olympia. Click HERE to view her presentation

March 16: Derelict Fishing Gear – “Puget Sound Derelict Fishing Gear Project” by Jason Morgan, Marine Biologist, Northwest Straits Foundation. Click HERE to view his presentation.

April 20: Olympia Oysters – “Are native Olympia oysters making a comeback?” by Dr. Bonnie Becker, Associate Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Washington. Click HERE to view her presentation.