What: We are very fortunate to be hosting local author Jonathan White for the start of his newest book tour on February 15th at the Estuarium! The event starts at 7pm and is FREE. After Jonathan talks with us about Tides, he will have copies of the book available for purchase. Check out the video below to learn more!
Where: The Estuarium, 309 State Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98501
When: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 7:00PM
February 16th, 7 pm, Discovery Speaker Series Presenter is Rachael Jamison, Port of Olympia, Director of Environmental Programs. Our local port aims to be a model of environmental sustainability. Plan to attend and learn about this groundbreaking work.
Port of Olympia Aims to Be National Model of Environmental Sustainability
Do you like being on the beach, interacting with people, and educating kids? SSEA is seeking an Education and Volunteer Coordinator to organize our Meet the Beach program. This person will also be the liaison for over 80 community volunteers who graciously donate their time to environmental education in the south Puget Sound. This position is part-time and pays $13/hr. Please click HERE for the job description and email sasha(at)sseacenter.org with your cover letter and resume.
Join us January 19th at 7 PM as Wendy Gerstel, from Qwg Applied Geology speaks about Geology at LOTT’s Wet Science Center.
The geology and glacial history of Puget Sound has left us a legacy of stunning scenery along with day-to-day land-management challenges. Erosion and landsliding impact land use, transportation, recreation, and other activities. Faulting, glaciation, sea-level fluctuations, and volcanic eruptions are among the geologic processes that have resulted in deposition and erosion of geologic deposits – repeatedly through time and variably over the region. Surface- and groundwater, ever-present in our Pacific Northwest climate, enhance these processes. Using lidar images and photographs during the talk, we’ll look at examples of how stratigraphy, morphology, and hydrology interact, and discuss options for accepting and accommodating the consequences.
Bring a friend, and we hope to see you there!