Category Archives: Volunteers

Seattle Aquarium volunteer inspires conservation in her workplace

Seattle Aquarium volunteer Annie Spalding is at the end of an incredibly challenging decade. She was treated for cancer—along with her mother, grandmother and brother. Her brother didn’t survive. But Annie chose to create something positive from the heartbreak she more »

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Aquarium volunteers named winners in AZA photo contest

Two Aquarium volunteers—Luke Straus and Deanna Saxbe—were among the winners of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) 2012 photo contest. Per the contest’s guidelines, all submissions were to be made by staff members or volunteers at AZA-accredited zoos or more »

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Three Generations of Seattle Aquarium Volunteers

The Seattle Aquarium is fortunate to have a committed, enthusiastic group of volunteers—including the three pictured here: grandparents, uncle and granddaughter! Bruce Semple and Sigrid Llewellyn were the first to join us. They began their adult volunteer training in January more »

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Marine Mammal Monitoring Begins: Volunteers Needed

With the renovation of our harbor seal exhibit officially underway, the timing is just right for a complementary project devoted to marine mammals in the wild. We’re happy to announce the launch of our Marine Mammal Monitoring project, and you’re more »

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Orca Bowl - What do you know about the world's oceans?

Several Seattle Aquarium employees volunteered to help organize and participate as officials in this year’s Orca Bowl. Orca Bowl is a full day competition that tests high school students’ knowledge about the world’s oceans. The competition is organized in a more »

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