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A group of people watching a Seattle Aquarium staff biologist as they conduct a training session with a fur seal through a viewing window at the Aquarium's fur seal habitat.

What’s new at the Seattle Aquarium?

There’s always something interesting going on—from new animals to new habitats and more―and we’re excited to share all the latest news.

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High school “sketch artists” learning the ropes of marine science illustration

High school “sketch artists” learning the ropes of marine science illustration

Earlier this year, Seattle Aquarium Marine Science Interpreter Lindsay Holladay was awarded a grant through the Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) to teach 10 weeks of marine science illustration to local high school students. 

Seattle Aquarium volunteer shares artistic talents with Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium volunteer shares artistic talents with Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium volunteer and artist Kait Rhoads is leading the creation of a glass jellyfish sculpture to be installed in the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s (PDZA’s) new Pacific Seas Aquarium, which is slated to open next summer.

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

Teens, rain and freezing sludge on board the R/V Centennial

Teens, rain and freezing sludge on board the R/V Centennial

Lyra Dalton is an avid beachcomber, marine adventurer and cephalopod enthusiast who has been working at the Seattle Aquarium as a youth engagement mentor and community science instructor for the past year, as well as doing educational programming and youth engagement at Woodland Park Zoo. 

Seattle Aquarium youth volunteers participate in tree planting event

Seattle Aquarium youth volunteers participate in tree planting event

On January 31, eight high school volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium’s Youth Ocean Advocates program joined teens from Woodland Park Zoo and Pacific Science Center to plant 150 trees, 30 shrubs and 30 understory plants along the Burke Gilman trail.

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