Tag Archives: Beach Naturalist

What are those gray toilet plungers on the beach?

It’s a question often asked of our beach naturalists when they volunteer on local shorelines during low-tide days each summer. The photo below offers a great hint. The animal is a moon snail, and the gray “plunger” is the snail’s 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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Seattle Aquarium hosts nighttime low-tide beach walks

On a chilly evening in late November, 23 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers met at South Alki/Constellation Park to welcome over 100 visitors to the first of this year’s Nighttime Low-Tide Beach Walk events. The events, re-launched last more »

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