Walking Tour of Seattle Seawall
Max Capacity: 45 people
April 3, 3:00pm-4:30pm
1400 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
A walking tour of the Seattle Seawall will be available on April 3 at 3:00 to 4:30. Participants will meet at Waterfront Space (1400 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101) for a brief presentation of the Waterfront Seattle Program and Seawall project. Following the presentation, participants will take a walking tour along the waterfront to learn about the considerations made for an environmentally friendly seawall in a highly urban environment. Tour guides, who were directly involved in the project, will provide a variety of lessons learned about the design, cost and construction. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for walking (approximate distance: 1 mile).
SRKW Field Trip on the Seattle-Bremerton Ferry
Max Capacity: 20 people
Tuesday, April 3, 2:20pm (ferry departs 2:50pm)
801 Alaskan Way, Pier 52
- $16.60 – Adults (Age 19-64)
- $8.30 – Seniors(Age 65 and over) or persons with a disability
- $8.30 – Youth (Age 6-18)
Overview of Status and Health of Southern Resident Killer Whales in Puget Sound
Dr. Holly Fearnbach, the Marine Mammal Research Director at Washington’s Sealife Response + Rehab + Research (SR3), is a leading researcher in the field of marine mammal health. She will speaking about the status and health of endangered Southern Resident killer whales (SRKWs) during a SSEC field trip on the 2:50 PM sailing of the Seattle to Bremerton ferry run. Dr. Fearnbach has worked with the National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration, NGO and academic research groups on studies to support the conservation of whales and dolphins for more than two decades. Her research has included studies to assess the body condition, growth and reproductive success of free-ranging whales and post-mortem analyses of stranded animals. Dr. Fearnbach will provide an overview of the status of SRKWs and speak about her work at SR3 assessing the health of these endangered marine mammals.
Details: This field trip is limited to 20 participants. The Seattle-Bremerton ferry departs promptly at 2:50 PM, so participants should be at the Seattle Ferry Terminal (801 Alaskan Way, Pier 52) no later than 2:20 PM on Tuesday, April 3rd to purchase their tickets and line up early to secure good seating. The cost for round trip walk-on ferry fare from Seattle-Bremerton-Seattle will be $16.70 for adults (age 19-64), $8.30 for seniors (age 65 and over) or persons with a disability, or $8.30 for youth (age 6-18). Field trip lead Jennifer Lanksbury will contact participants via email during the week prior with further details.