January Events

It’s the new year and we’ve hit the ground running this January! Our next Pier Peer event will be on Tuesday, January 15th, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Join us down on the dock at Boston Harbor Marina for a night full of exciting creature identification. Click HERE to register today. 

Thursday, January 17th, from 7:00 – 8:30 PM join us at Wet Science Center for the next talk in our Discovery Speaker Series! Explore the plight of the pinto abalone in, “The Pintos of Puget Sound: A Look at Wild Abalones” by Henry Carson, Research Scientist at the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife. Learn about the struggles these rare and beautiful gastropods face and the work being done to protect them.

Stop by the Estuarium all month long for Jellyfish January! Come on down to learn about our majestic gooey friends from the sea. From their unique life-cycles to their unexpected responses to climate change, jellyfish are always full of surprises!

Let’s start 2019 off right with Puget Sound centered exploration and education!

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2018 Turn of the Tides

The Estuarium is hosting our annual Turn of the Tides winter festival! Join us December 15th, from 11:00 – 4:00 PM for a day of Puget Sound inspired winter celebration. This free event will be complete with arts, crafts, tabling by community partners, and work by Puget Sound centered artists. Come visit with our staff and learn about amazing estuary creatures too! Bundle up and bring the whole family down to celebrate the changing tides, the sea, and the season.

For more information email us at Center@SSEAcenter.org .

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Discovery Speaker Series: Life & Loss in the Puget Sound: A Sneak Peak at Search & Rescue

Our next Discover Speaker Series is not far away! Come learn about how the Coast Guard conducts search and rescue and learn safety tips that could save your life someday!

Join us at Wet Science Center on Thursday, November 15th from 7:00 – 8:30 PM for a harrowing talk by Lt. Lindsey M. Neumann about how the United States Coast Guard stays safe, and how you can too.

The Estuarium’s Discovery Speaker Series is a free event hosted at LOTT’s Wet Science Center on selected third Thursdays. For more information please visit: SSEAcenter.org/dss

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Ocean Acidification October

It’s Ocean Acidification October at the Estuarium! Join us for a month dedicated to learning the causes and effects of ocean acidification and how we can change its course.

While Ocean Acidification October may only be a month long, the Estuarium is excited to debut two new permanent exhibits made possible by our #powerfulpartners at Puget Sound Energy.

Come explore our new “Ways to Make a Difference” exhibit featuring our hands-on enviroscape and tips to help you reduce your carbon footprint. While you’re at it, learn the ins and outs of ocean acidification with our ocean acidification science experiment!

Join us October 20th for a free admission day along with a wonderful Puget Sound Energy talk on getting the most out of your energy usage and reducing your carbon footprint from 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

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