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South Sound Estuary AssociationPO Box 2182
Olympia, WA 98507
South Sound Estuarium
309 State Ave. NE
OPEN Saturdays and Sundays
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$3 single adults, $1 youth (18 and under)
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On Wednesday, July 27th, 50 kids visited the Estuarium. Picture shows kids, with South Sound Estuary Association Educator, Heather, exploring the aquariums and learning about the animals that live there. The kids also participated in a walking tour of the historic shoreline … Continue reading
Starting August 1, SSEA has a paid Executive Director! SSEA is excited to announce the hiring of a new, part-time Executive Director, Sasha Medlen. Sasha has worked with environmental organizations and non-profits for 15 years. She is excited to join the … Continue reading
Carrie Ziegler, Muralist, and helpers have finished the addition to last summer’s Estuarium mural. It is wonderful. This picture doesn’t do it justice…come take a look!
South Sound Estuarium Docent Training Next docent training/estuarium orientation is scheduled for this coming Saturday, the 25th, 4:30 – 5:30, at the Estuarium, 309 State Ave. NE, Olympia. We would love to have you join our team. If you are interested in being … Continue reading
SSEA welcomes Taisha McFall as the new Estuarium Manager. Taisha has a degree in Evolutionary Biology. She has been an Estuarium docent for some months and is excited to assume the manager position upon Troy’s departure for a job at … Continue reading
In addition to crabs, sea stars, anemone, and other creatures, we were surprised to see Nanomia Siphonophore (picture on the left) in great numbers at last Friday’s Pier Peer. Also found several chitons (picture on right). Sign up for a … Continue reading
This is the opening weekend for SSEA’s Meet the Beach program! We’ll be Burfoot County Park and Tolmie State Park from 11-2 both Saturday and Sunday (June 4 and 5th) for exceptionally low tides. Remember Tolmie requires a Discovery Pass … Continue reading
Remember last Father’s Day pipefish were born in one of our Aquariums. (see picture to the left and notice how big they are getting.) WELL starting on Earth Day the shiner perch, in another aquarium, delivered baby perch…21, from several … Continue reading
April 23rd, 7 pm “Songs for SSEA” OLYMPIA ELKS LODGE, 1818 4TH AVE. E, OLYMPIA, WA TICKETS: $20/PERSON Tickets will be available at the door! (Older children are welcome.) Featuring music by PINNIPED, Acoustic Celtic Trio. Trio members are: Erik … Continue reading