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South Sound Esturary AssociationPO Box 2182
Olympia, WA 98507
South Sound Estuarium
309 State Ave. NE
OPEN Saturdays and Sundays
11 am - 4 pm
$3 single adults, $1 youth over 12
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Peer below the waters of south Puget Sound and discover the lives of mysterious and beautiful creatures. Jellyfish, colorful sea slugs, predatory worms, seals chasing squid, and more visit us at the underwater lights. Learn about the animals of Puget Sound … Continue reading
South Sound Estuary Association (SSEA) was founded in 2007 as a result of community interest in creating opportunities for the public to learn about estuaries, geology, natural and cultural history, marine life, and human impact on the Puget Sound. The … Continue reading
It’s time to mark your calendars for our upcoming November and December events! Please join us for an evening of learning. Discovery Speaker Series meets on the second Thursday of the month from November through April. Location: WET Science Center at LOTT, … Continue reading
Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail volunteers needed! Training at the Trail Saturday, October 17, 2015 9:30AM – 3:00PM Originally opened in 2001, KCST is a unique opportunity to view chum salmon as they return to their natal watershed to spawn. This … Continue reading
Thanks to all who have signed up for the cruise. It is now full and registration closed. To those who would have liked to participate, but can’t due to the cruise reaching capacity…we will be back next year. Hope you … Continue reading
The Estuarium is proud to present Art from the Oceans, an exhibition of marine and estuarine block print art from the 5-7th graders at Olympia Regional Learning Academy. Given this special exhibit, the Estuarium will be open on Friday October … Continue reading
Sept 19 – Sept 26 is National Estuaries week! Celebrate these amazing habitats with us the next two weekends with arts and crafts for the kids and special access to our EnviroScape watershed table! Visitors between 11:30 and 12:00 will … Continue reading
See the awe and joy of these children who visited last weekend! Share the joy! Bring friends to visit. Estuarium open from 11 – 4 Saturday and Sunday! Something for all ages! .
The 7th SSEA Benefit Cruise is going to be wonderful. Glynnis Nakai, Manager of the Nisqually Refuge will be onboard. The cruise will take us from Port Plaza dock, through Dana Passage, to the Refuge. Glynnis will will share … Continue reading
August 22nd, 1 – 2 pm at the Estuarium, 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia Bruce Bolding, WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, “Beyond the Estuary: Warmwater Fishes of Washington” Join us for the presentation and see all new new creatures … Continue reading