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EXPERIENCE THE AQUARIUM FROM ANYWHERE!

 

You can still be delighted by the animals in our care, be mesmerized by our exhibits, learn about the marine environment, and take action to preserve Puget Sound and Earth’s one ocean—all while we’re temporarily closed to the public to curb the spread of COVID-19 through the community.

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Sea otters at Seattle Aquarium

MEET THE SEATTLE AQUARIUM’S SEA OTTERS!

The Seattle Aquarium may not be open to the public during these challenging times, but we wanted to take a moment to bring our amazing animals to you. This week we’re featuring some of our furry favorites—the sea otters! Check out our weekly schedule of activities and engagement opportunities to learn more as we all stay at home and practice social distancing.

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Youth conservationists learning and working together

Youth conservationists learning and working together

On October 7, youth volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (PDZA) co-hosted the third Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) Puget Sound at PDZA. ​

Seattle Aquarium youth philanthropy team awards $5k to conservation projects

Seattle Aquarium youth philanthropy team awards $5k to conservation projects

Each year, the Seattle Aquarium’s youth philanthropy team, composed of teens from its Youth Ocean Advocates (YOA) volunteer program, grants at least $5,000 to organizations pursuing work in line with the Aquarium's mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment

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Philanthropy begins early at the Seattle Aquarium

Have you ever noticed youth volunteers painting faces during a visit to the Seattle Aquarium? And wondered where the money from the donation box goes? Youth philanthropy is one of four tracks within the Youth Ocean Advocates high school volunteer program. 

Aquarium volunteers named winners in AZA photo contest

Aquarium volunteers named winners in AZA photo contest

Two Aquarium volunteers—Luke Straus and Deanna Saxbe—were among the winners of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) 2012 photo contest. Per the contest’s guidelines, all submissions were to be made by staff members or volunteers at AZA-accredited zoos or aquariums.

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