SSEA Annual Meeting

When: April 11th, 6 – 8 PM

Where: Capitol Museum Coach House (Behind museum), 214 22nd Ave. SW, Olympia

What: The South Sound Estuary Association  invites all our members, volunteers and interested people to join us for our annual organizational celebration. We are pleased to have Scott join us with a talk on the Squaxin Island Tribes Environmental Programs and the effects of ocean acidification on salmon. All are welcome and this event is FREE!

  • Guest speaker – Scott Steltzner, Squaxin Island Tribe, Research Biologist
  • Organizational overview of past and upcoming year – Sasha Medlen, Executive Director
  • Introduction of current and new board members – Lynn Schneider, Board President

Plan to join us for snacks, beverages, conversation, and a celebration of the Estuarium and all of our accomplishments. Share the event with anyone you know who might want to know more about our organization and bring a friend!

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Songs for SSEA – Saturday, March 25th

When: March 25, 2017,  7 – 9:30 pm
Where: Olympia Elks Lodge, 1818 4th Ave E, Olympia WA
To Purchase Tickets: Click HERE $20/person, $15 for students

Enjoy a lively, uplifting evening, Saturday March 25th and support the Estuarium.  This is a family friendly event. Children who would enjoy an evening of music are welcome.

a1984297846_10Featuring music by PINNIPED, Lively Music from Ireland and elsewhere.  Trio members are: Erik Correia (guitar, voice), Sarah Kellington (fiddle, voice), and Bill Kellington (bodhran, guitar, voice).

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0Ken Bevis, Storyteller/Musician/Scientist.  His songs are often about animals and nature. He loves to perform and share his love of nature. He has written a “Song for SSEA” that will be shared this evening.  He will be joined by Jeff Herzog on harmonica.

Dessert table and no host bar.

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March 16 – Derelict Fishing Gear Project @ LOTT

This Thursday, March 16th at 7pm – Please join us at LOTT for the Discovery Speaker Series. Jason Morgan, a Marine Biologist from the Northwest Straits Foundation will be speaking about their exciting derelict fishing gear project in the Puget Sound.

Check out this cool video about the project. https://youtu.be/37LXZDZ5J00

“As the non-profit partner in the Northwest Straits Initiative, we do this by removing lost and abandoned fishing gear that poses a hazard to people and marine wildlife, restoring local beaches and stabilizing bluffs, and increasing the capacity of local communities to protect marine resources.”

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Jonathan White – “Tides”

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

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February 16th, 7 pm, Rachael Jamison, Port of Olympia Environmental Programs

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

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SSEA is hiring an Education and Volunteer Coordinator

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.

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