Free Admission to Seattle Aquarium
Tuesday, April 3 – 8
1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference attendees can get free admission to the Seattle Aquarium Apr 3 -8 by showing your conference name badge. Pick up SSEC name badges on April 3 at the Convention Center starting at 3 pm. Last entry to the Aquarium is 5 pm daily (closes at 6pm). Any additional guests will need to pay to accompany you.
Walking Tour of Seattle Seawall
Max Capacity: 45 people
Tuesday, 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).
Tour of Bullitt Center
Max Capacity: 20 people
Tuesday, April 3, 2:00 pm-3:00pm
1501 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98122
A special tour of the Bullitt Center, the greenest commercial building in the world, will be April 3 at 2 pm. Participants will meet at the Bullitt Center (1501 E Madison St, Seattle WA 98122), a short bus ride or 30-minute walk from the conference. Tour includes the building’s mechanical and electrical rooms, gray water and rainwater treatment systems, non-flush toilets and the “irresistible” stairway. Denis Hayes, founder of Earth Day and the President of the Bullitt Foundation, describes deep green buildings as critical to resilient cities needed to pass on a diverse, habitable planet to the next generation