“Science On The Sound” Speaker Series Starts Feb. 7th
Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST), located on Redondo Beach in Des Moines (map below), is holding a “Science on the Sound” speaker series beginning Saturday, Feb. 7th.
“Science on the Sound” is a semi-monthly seminar that features experts discussing issues pertinent to the Puget Sound and the region.
Upcoming speakers for Science on the Sound include:
Feb. 7: Sea Otter Recoveryâ€¨: Caroline Hempstead, who specializes in marine mammals at the Seattle Aquarium, discusses efforts to establish a permanent population of sea otters on the Washington coast.
Feb. 21: Oceans and Human Healthâ€¨: Usha Varanasi, director of Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, discusses the importance of healthy oceans to our personal health and the health of our societies.
March 7: Puget Sound Octopusâ€¨: Learn the basics of octopus anatomy and behavior from Seattle Aquarium naturalist Giovannina Souers. She will also share stories about octopuses at the Seattle Aquarium.
March 21: Working the Sea, Writing the Sea: â€¨Writer and sailor Holly Hughes will share her experiences of living and working on the sea, as well as her writing and poetry.
Sponsored by: HCCâ€™s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST)
Here are the details:
WHAT:Â Science on the Sound speaker series
WHEN:Â Feb. 7 and 21; March 7 and 21, Noon to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Highlineâ€™s MaST Center is located on Redondo Beach in Des Moines; address: 28203 Redondo Beach Drive S., Des Moines, WA 98198.