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Explore the Shore

August 18, 2016 @ 10:45 am - 1:00 pm

Become a citizen scientist for a day atOwen Beach! Join Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium naturalists for low tide beach walks to identify tide pool animals and record their presence and location in order to add the information to the scientific NatureMapping database.

This is a fun and exciting opportunity for ages 5-adult to learn about the biological diversity of local beaches and how to protect them.

No RSVP needed. Each event will begin with a short introduction to tide pool animals. Come prepared with sunscreen and weather-appropriate clothing. Sturdy shoes are recommended for walking on a gravel beach. Explore the Shore is FREE.

Details

Date:
August 18, 2016
Time:
10:45 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/calendar?cid=5497