This September 16th, the Estuarium is celebrating 10 years of our SSEA the Sound Cruise! Join us for what will be an amazing day on the water, discussing large marine mammals and enjoying tasty treats and birthday cake to mark our anniversary.
DATE: September 16, 2018, 1 – 5 PM
EDUCATIONAL FOCUS: Marine Mammals
PRESENTER: Casey Mclean, Director SR3 (Sealife response +rehab + research).
$85 non-members ($100 after September 7th)
$75 members ($90 after September 7th).
We thank the cruise attendees, presenters, and businesses that support important Puget Sound Estuarium’s education programs!
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Casey Mclean, Director and Marine Veterinary Nurse will discuss efforts to build the first marine animal rehabilitation and science center in Washington State. Hear Casey’s first-hand accounts about marine animal rehabilitation, threats our local wildlife face, and the need for a rehabilitation center in our region.
SR3 is a collaborative organization that is supported by the community. Current activities include disentangling sea lions and large whales from fishing gear, responding to stranded or injured marine wildlife, and studying cetacean health with an emphasis on resident orca whales.
Specimens Casey will bring with her are a sea otter pelt, large whale and small whale baleen, orca tooth, whale vertebrae, seal pelt, sea lion whiskers.
Tasty Treats: As usual we will have tasty treats, coffee/tea, water, plus the 10th birthday cake. No host bar is also available.
2018 CRUISE SPONSOR:
Nancy LaPointe, Navigate Financial