Category Archives: Volunteers

Know your beach-this week from the beach

#2 in the 2018 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. Message from Bobby: The 2018 group of Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalists have been hard at work training for the new season. We more »

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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#1 in the 2018 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. Message from Jen: Welcome! I am so happy to be back with my co-blogging partner-in-crime, Bobby Arispe, to bring you to more »

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How many octopuses are in Puget Sound? Census seeks to answer questions about the remarkable giant Pacific octopus.

The giant Pacific octopus (GPO) is the largest octopus species in the world—yet little is known of its biology and ecology. Nor is it possible to know exactly how many GPOs are living in Puget Sound. But, with volunteer assistance more »

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Join us for Seattle Aquarium nighttime low-tide beach walks

Guest blog by beach naturalist Jen Strongin When the sun sets at 4:30pm in the winter, you are more than likely to find me at home and in my PJs by 7pm. Like many of you, I go into winter more »

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Seattle Aquarium first winner of AZA volunteer engagement award

The Seattle Aquarium is proud to announce that our Beach Naturalist program is the very first winner of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Innovation in Volunteer Engagement Award. The award was developed to recognize achievement in volunteer program more »

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