Upcoming Pier Peer: May 18th

Join us Saturday, May 18th, from 8:00 – 9:30 PM for wonderful creature identification down on the pier at Boston Harbor Marina!

Come on down and explore amazing creatures living right under the pier. From nudibranch to sea stars you never know just what you’ll find!

Click HERE to register today.

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Job Announcement – Program and Volunteer Coordinator

Program and Volunteer Coordinator (86.67 hours/month) – Lead our Meet the Beach and Pier Peer programs! Help the public find and identify Puget Sound animals. Recruit and manage volunteers, community members who make our work possible. Click HERE for the job description. Applications are due May 19th, 2019. Please email Sasha(at)SSEAcenter.org your cover letter, resume, and any other relevant application materials.

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Shellfish Spectacular

Join us at the Estuarium to learn about the shellfish of the Puget Sound! Discover the diverse mollusks that live in our estuaries, their crucial role in keeping our waterways clean, and their integral place in the economy of the Pacific Northwest. Needles to say our latest rotating exhibit is a total Shellfish Spectacular!

The shellfish centered fun continues with special Arts Walk activities! Join us for extended open hours, manila clam cooking demonstrations made possible by Taylor Shellfish, and the amazing work of Emily Isham, local artist and Estuarium volunteer.

Arts Walk Extended Open Hours

  • April 26, 5:00 – 8:00 PM
  • April 27, 12:00 – 8:00 PM

Shellfish Cooking Demo

  • April 27, 5:00 – 8:00 PM
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Aquarist Job Announcement & Board Member Applications

Lead Aquarist – Do you dream of having gills? Does maintaining the perfect pH, salinity, nitrates, and phosphates excite you? Are you an expert at caring for marine animals? Our Lead Aquarist is headed abroad, and we are accepting application for this 40 hour/month position through April 26th, with a start date of May 6th. To check out the job description, click HERE.

Board Members – The Puget Sound Estuarium is seeking applicants to serve on its Board of Directors. Having marine/estuary knowledge or previous experience serving on non-profit boards is not required. Each member of the Board of Directors serves a three-year term. Responsibilities include thoughtful participation in monthly Board meetings, service, and support of the Estuarium in a variety of tasks and events.

If you are interested, please submit any questions and/or a letter of interest and resume to board@SSEAcenter.org. Applications received before April 30 will receive priority. The Board will review all nominations to ensure their eligibility and contact selected applicants for an informal interview.
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