Open House at Environmental Science Center is this Saturday, July 8

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Burien’s Environmental Science Center is opening its doors to you and your family while you visit Seahurst Park this summer, with an Open House being held this Saturday, July 8.

Learn about the wildlife and plants of the park, as well as ways you can help them with ESC naturalists.

Through Aug. 19 there will be guided walks on the beach or in the woods, hands-on activities, exhibits & arts & crafts on every Saturday. The City of Burien sponsors these programs to share what is in our watershed in unique ways, so join in the fun!

Certain themes will have outdoor options, but indoor games and activities will be offered from 10 a.m. – Noon:

  • Beach Walking & Trash Talking – July 8, Aug 5
    – View cool creatures at low tide on guided beach walks. Learn how to help keep them healthy and make treasures out of trash items.
  • Birding & Plant Nerding – July 15, Aug 12
    – Go on guided bird and plant walks to see and hear our local treasures. Learn what to look and listen for and what native plants draw in wildlife.
  • Who & What’s In Our Water? – July 22, Aug 19
    – Test the quality of our water and find out what salmon and the macroinvertebrates in our stream can tell us about it.
  • Small Critters & the Big Picture – July 1, July 29
    – Discover different kinds of plankton through microscopes and on the big screen and how they affect us all.

For more details and to REGISTER please visit

WHAT: Environmental Science Center Open House Saturdays

WHEN: Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – Noon thru Aug. 19

WHERE: Environmental Science Center at the north end of Seahurst Park, 2220 SW Seahurst Park Road


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