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Send Barney best wishes for his upcoming procedure

Barney the harbor seal is a beloved icon at the Seattle Aquarium. He was born here in 1985 and, over his 34 years, has touched the hearts of countless visitors, volunteers and staff.

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Know your beach—this week from the beach

Take a walk north of the Seattle Aquarium along the waterfront. There is something you should know about this little beach right in downtown Seattle - it is alive with wonderful neighbors that breathe water instead of air! 

Know your beach-this week from the beach

Know your beach—this week from the beach

Did you get out and explore our beaches this past week during some of the lowest tides we will have this summer? Our naturalists were out every day, mingling with our intertidal neighbors and helping our visitors see and learn about even the tiniest of creatures!

Know your beach: end-of-season report

Know your beach: end-of-season report

Wow. I cannot believe our beach season is over already! It feels like we just got started. Thank you to everyone who came out to visit and explore the beach with us—it was a blast.

Know your beach-this week from the beach

Know your beach—this week from the beach

Did you make it out to the last series of minus tides on our local beaches? If not, don’t despair! We have another set of some of the lowest tides of the summer coming up July 21–25. I had the great pleasure of working during the past two low tides at several beaches: Lincoln, South Alki and Seahurst.

Know your beach-season recap

Know your beach—season recap

#8 and final in a series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin.

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