Author Archives: Seattle Aquarium

King County voters: Increase access to the wonders of the marine environment-support Prop 1!

“As a parent of a kid with special needs, I cannot thank you enough for a night where we feel like we belong.” Taken from a survey about the Aquarium’s recent DreamNight event, those words sum up the feelings of more »

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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#4 in the 2017 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. Alki Beach Park, South Alki, “the rocky side,” Constellation Park, Charles Richey Sr. Viewpoint—it may have a lot of names but this stretch more »

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Passionate about the Seattle Aquarium-from her home in California

“Puget Sound is such an incredible and unique treasure…people in Seattle are fortunate to see it every day. And the Seattle Aquarium is the embodiment of the treasure that is Puget Sound.” Listening to longtime Seattle Aquarium supporter Lesley Canfield more »

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Sayonara, single-use plastics! Hello, healthier ocean!

Some sobering plastic facts: Plastic packaging makes up 26 percent of the volume of all plastic produced worldwide—and nearly all of it is single-use. Thirty-two percent of all plastic packaging ends up in the ocean. Over 150 million tons of more »

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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#3 in the 2017 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin.  I was talking with a great family last weekend at the beach and their 4-year-old son said to me, “The water more »

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