Citizen Science Plankton Monitoring

City of Olympia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date of Release: June 14, 2018
Contact:

Michelle Stevie
Habitat Biologist
360.753.8336
mstevie@ci.olympia.wa.us


Citizen Science Plankton Monitoring

Citizen Science Plankton Monitoring All Summer – No Registration Required!

See what plankton lives in Puget Sound! Participants will help collect samples with Pacific Shellfish Institute and look at them under the microscope.

To get an even closer viewing, join us after the What’s Blooming in Budd events at LOTT WET Science Center to view the plankton on the projecting microscope and further discover what resides in the depths of Puget Sound!

What’s Blooming in Budd

  • Thursdays, June 21 – August 30 and Saturday, September 15
  • 1 – 2 pm
  • First, second and third Thursdays of the month
  • Port Plaza dock near Anthony’s Homeport, Olympia

LOTT WET Center Plankton Observations

  • Thursdays, June 21 – August 30
  • 2:10 – 3 p.m.
  • First, second and third Thursdays of the month
  • LOTT WET Science Center
  • 500 Adams, Olympia