Explore the beach at low tide!

July 14, 2014 at 12:27 am | No Comments
When: Back to Calendar July 26, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Repeats: Daily until July 28, 2014
Where: Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
8011 Fauntleroy Way Southwest
Seattle,WA 98136
USA
Categories: At the beach For Families Kid Stuff Nature Walk Wildlife

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at Lincoln Park and South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide (please note the specific times for each day.) No reservations necessary; just look for signs at the beaches listed on the dates and hours below. Please note: low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.:

July 26, 10:30 am–1 pm
July 27, 11 am–1:30 pm
August 9, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
August 10, 10:30 am-1:30 pm
August 11, 10:30 am-1:30 pm

* Lowest tide

Not only will you witness the Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beach goers – Beach Naturalists.

Beach Naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn and enjoy area beaches this summer. Be sure to visit a local beach this summer and meet the Beach Naturalists. They know their beaches. They can help you enjoy the beach without harming it. They can tell you what sea stars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our Beach Naturalists transfers directly to the public-it’s a wonderful infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, Community Outreach at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

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