Early Closure Alert!
The Aquarium will close two hours early on Wednesday, December 24. Last entry at 3pm; exhibits close at 4pm. The Aquarium will be closed on December 25.

Marine Policy and Marine Conservation Network

Marine Policy

The Seattle Aquarium works to conserve the region’s marine environment as a convener and connector of conservation awareness and action.

Marine Policy Document Library
Name Owner Date  
WDFW Proposal to Section 6 Grant Program   Hector Ramos 12/3/2014 6:52:41 PM    

Marine Disease ER Act   Hector Ramos 12/3/2014 6:52:01 PM    

Green Marine Letter of Support   Hector Ramos 12/3/2014 6:51:15 PM    

Pacific Remote Islands National Monument   Hector Ramos 10/14/2014 6:29:15 PM    
Support for the decision to expand Pacific Remote Islands National Monument (PRINM)​ and increase protections for its unique marine ecosystem.

Climate Legislative and Executive Workgroup   Pamela A. Lamon 10/21/2013 11:53:10 AM    
Climate Legislative and Executive Workgroup Public Hearings

New Octopus Protection Areas in Puget Sound   Pamela A. Lamon 10/9/2013 9:18:44 AM    
Seattle Aquarium applauds new Octopus Protection Areas in Puget Sound

Shark Conservation Act of 2010   Pamela A. Lamon 9/19/2013 3:52:23 PM    
Proposed rule to implement the provisions of the Shark Conservation Act of 2010 (SCA)—NOAA-NMFS-2012-0092 July 25, 2013

Letter to Representative McDermott - Shark Finning   Pamela A. Lamon 9/19/2013 3:51:38 PM    
July 12, 2013

GPO Input to WDFW Website   Pamela A. Lamon 9/19/2013 3:46:16 PM    
May 10, 2013

Call to President Barack Obama & Gov. Mitt Romney   Pamela A. Lamon 9/19/2013 3:45:31 PM    
Call to President Barack Obama & Governor Mitt Romney to Protect the Ocean! August 15, 2012
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Washington Climate Declaration

We are proud to be a signer of the Washington Climate Declaration, which states that tackling climate change is one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century. Read more and sign it here.

Marine Conservation Network

As an element of its mission, in the fall of 2011 the Aquarium acted to convene the leaders of the major organizations engaged in the conservation of Puget Sound. Now called the Marine Conservation Network, the Aquarium brings the network together to facilitate mutual awareness, cooperation and action among organizations dedicated to recovering and conserving the Puget Sound marine environment.

Current members include:


Advocates of the ocean and Puget Sound

The Aquarium's mission of inspiring conservation of our marine environment is shared with all advocates for Puget Sound and the ocean, leading to great partnership opportunities. Visit these web sites to learn more and find out how you can help: