What's Blooming in Budd

City of Olympia
Date of Release: July 05, 2017
Effective Through: August 03, 2017

Michelle Stevie
Senior Program Specialist

What's Blooming in Budd

What’s Blooming in Budd? Bring the family for a fun, FREE, informative exploration to learn about the plankton of Puget Sound! Stream Team has partnered with Pacific Shellfish Institute to collect water quality and plankton samples in Budd Inlet. Participants assist in collecting water samples and measuring temperature, salinity and other water quality parameters. Samples are then viewed under a field microscope to identify algae and plankton.

Plankton Tow - Sampling and Field Observation

Thursdays, July 6 – September 21
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Port Plaza, near Anthony’s in Olympia at 701 Columbia St. NW

Want to get an even closer view?

Plankton Observations
2:10 - 3:00 p.m.
LOTT WET Science Center
500 Adams St NE, Olympia

All ages welcome, no registration required.