Discovery Speaker Series

The Estuarium often hosts speakers on a variety of topics. We have archived presentations on this page for research and education purposes.

    • Discovery Speaker Series, February 21st, 2019: Following the Whale’s Tail: An Icon in Danger – Cindy Hansen. Click HERE to view her presentation.
    • Discovery Speaker Series, January 17th, 2019: The Pintos of Puget Sound: A Look at Wild Abalones – Henry Carson. Click HERE to view his presentation.
    • Discovery Speaker Series, October 18th, 2018: What’s hiding in your catch? Marine Biotoxins of the Puget Sound  – Audrey Coyne
    • Discovery Speaker Series, November 15th, 2018: Life & Loss: Search & Rescue in the Puget Sound – United States Coast Guard. Click HERE to view the presentation.
    • Discovery Speaker Series, April 20, 2018: 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.
    • Discovery Speaker Series, March 16, 2018: Derelict Fishing Gear – “Puget Sound Derelict Fishing Gear Project” by Jason Morgan, Marine Biologist, Northwest Straits Foundation. Click HERE to view his presentation.
    • Discovery Speaker Series, February 16, 2018: 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.
    • Discovery Speaker Series, January 19, 2018: Geology – “Geology and Glacial History” by Wendy Gerstel, Principal Qwg Applied Geology. Click HERE to view her presentation. Follow-up links http://pugetsoundlidar.ess.washington.edu/lidardata, http://www.dnr.wa.gov/geology, http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/shorelan.html, https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/coastalatlas
    • Discovery Speaker Series, November 17, 2017: Shoreline Armoring – “Shoreline Armoring and Shoreline Monitoring Toolbox” with Jason Toft, University of Washington. Click HERE to view his presentation.
    • Discovery Speaker Series,October 20, 2017: Road Culverts – “Road culverts and fish passages” by Paul Wagner, WSDOT. Click HERE to view his presentation.