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A jellyfish by the Salish Sea, photo by Yiling Wong

Fins & Feathers: Finding Nature On The Waterfront

Pier 62 | FREE
Saturday Apr 16, 2022 from 10 am–12 pm
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Come to a joint session by Seattle Aquarium and Seattle Audubon as they to explore the creatures in and on the city shoreline.

Join Seattle Aquarium and Seattle Audubon as they uncover urban-dwelling wildlife in the air and sea of Puget Sound. Participants will meet at Pier 62 and learn how to look for marine invertebrates, birds, and marine mammals. Participants will have the option to join a guided one-mile walk to Pocket Beach for a closer look at wildlife along the Seattle waterfront (see EventBrite). Or, stay at Pier 62 for birding and a closer-look station with objects and artifacts from 10am – 12pm (open for drop-ins any time).

To participate in the trip to Pocket Beach register below. There is limited capacity for this portion of the program. Anticipate walking and standing for up to two hours. Travel to Pocket Beach will utilize sidewalks. Anticipate rocky and slippery terrain at Pocket Beach.

Participants will be selected to get hands on with the program in the order they arrive. This program is held outdoors, so please dress for the weather.

Location: Pier 62 and Pocket Beach

Price: Free

See the Visit Pier 62 page for tips on getting to the waterfront and frequently asked questions.

A jellyfish by the Salish Sea, photo by Yiling Wong

Birdwatcher at Pier 62, photo by Kimberle Stark

Barrows Golden courtship display on the water, photo by Kimberle Stark.  Two duck-like birds in black and white float on the water together.

Barrows Golden courtship display on the water, photo by Kimberle Stark

Jellyfish in the Puget Sound, photo by Adam Lu

Red seaweed in the Puget Sound, photo by Adam Lu

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About the Seattle Aquarium

The region’s premier resource for hands-on marine experiences and conservation education, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound and our world’s one big ocean. Join us in our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

About Seattle Audubon

Seattle Audubon advocates and organizes for cities where people and birds thrive.

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