Western Lecture Series
The Western Lecture Series presents its seasonal series, Summer Lectures at SEA, which this year offers experts’ insight into environmental topics, concerns and research affecting the Puget Sound region. Throughout the year, engaging speakers and scholars deliver talks on a variety of academic subjects and world affairs. Presentations are designed to expand your knowledge, provoke thought, enhance understanding and inspire creativity. Every lecture introduces a distinct and interesting topic. Notably, the Western Lecture Series is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Summer Lectures at SEA
Join us on Wednesday evenings this summer for Summer Lectures at SEA. Each week, experts will speak about issues and research investigations relevant to the marine environment in the Puget Sound and greater Salish Sea. With topics ranging from the history of water quality in Liberty Bay, marine mammal acoustics, and the expansion of invasive species, the lectures expand your knowledge and enhance your understanding of the region’s unique ecosystem.
Cost: Free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Dates and Times: Wednesdays, July 11 – Aug. 29, starting at 6 p.m.
Please Note: Clock hours available for teachers attending three or more lectures.
Instructions on how to log hours are here.
- July 18, 2018
The Global Expansion of European Green Crabs
- July 25, 2018
What’s Happening to the Sea Stars?
- August 1, 2018
Marine Mammal Bioacoustics
- August 8, 2018
Eelgrass Wasting Disease in the Salish Sea: Local Impacts and Identifying Resilience in a Changing Ocean
- August 15, 2018
Anemones on Acid: Sea Anemone Symbiosis in Changing Seas
- August 22, 2018
Assessing the State of the Sound
- August 29, 2018
SEA Discovery Center Interns investigate Liberty Bay and the Salish Sea