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June 15

Explore the Shore

Sunday, June 15 (12:30pm)

Explore the Shore (for ages 5 and up)

Zoo naturalists accompany participants on low tide beach walks, where kids and adults will learn to identify tide pool animals and record their presence and location for addition to the scientific Nature Mapping database (www. Participants will learn about the biological diversity of local beaches and better understand how to protect them.

All programs have meet-up times so participants can get a brief introduction to the day before the walk begins. They’re designed to last about two hours, though people may want to explore the beach for a longer time.

  • June 15 at 12:30 pm
  • June 26 at 10:30 am
  • July 11 at 10:00 am
  • July 14 at 12:15 pm
  • August 11 at 11:15 am

Explore the Shore takes place at Owen Beach in Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St.

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Where: Owen Beach in Point Defiance Park
5400 N. Pearl St.
Tacoma, WA 98407