Once again, it’s election season and the Seattle Aquarium would like to encourage you to vote in the upcoming November 5 general election. There are many great candidates and important issues that will be appearing on your ballot and I firmly believe that our democracy, communities and environment are healthier when more people participate in our election process.
Day 4 – Aug 20: The team returned to Hale’iwa on the north shore for another full day of collecting. The water conditions have been better here than anywhere else on the island so far and we have been finding some wonderful fish.
Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post, is part one of a four-part blog series that will cover what it takes to put together a collection trip and highlight the biologists’ experiences.
On August 6 – August 9, 2011 our Interpretation Coordinator, Darcie Larson had the opportunity to collaborate with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Monterey Bay Aquarium and other key partners to study the health of local sea otters as part of the Pacific Nearshore Project.