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PHOTO FRIDAY: Spiders. Yes…We Said SPIDERS!

PHOTO FRIDAY: Spiders. Yes…We Said SPIDERS!

It’s almost Fall (it starts this coming Wednesday, Sept. 22nd), and aside from the changing color of leaves and cooler temps, there’s other evidence that something’s in the air – namely,... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigators Needed To Be Part Of “CSI: Highline”

Community Salmon Investigators Needed To Be Part Of “CSI: Highline”

Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, asks: How many adult salmon return to Miller and Walker Creeks in Burien, Normandy Park, and SeaTac each year? The fact is we have only a general idea.* In... [Read more]

Caroline Bobanick Named Executive Director Of Environmental Science Center

Caroline Bobanick Named Executive Director Of Environmental Science Center

Caroline Bobanick, a Burien resident since 2001, has been appointed as Executive Director of the Environmental Science Center (ESC), a local non-profit located in Seahurst Park that promotes environmental... [Read more]

Learn About Jumbo Squid This Saturday At The MaST Center In Des Moines

Learn About Jumbo Squid This Saturday At The MaST Center In Des Moines

Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center is presenting a special seminar on “Jumbo” Squid with David Eric Hamm, NOAA Fisheries Research Scientist/Contractor,... [Read more]

Environmental Learning Center’s Groundbreaking Is Tues. June 23rd

Environmental Learning Center’s Groundbreaking Is Tues. June 23rd

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Environmental Learning Center will be this Tuesday, June 23rd, from 3:30pm to 5pm. The ceremony will take place at the location of the existing Caretaker’s... [Read more]

And Now, The World’s Largest Jellyfish Are In Burien

And Now, The World’s Largest Jellyfish Are In Burien

First we reported on large six-gilled sharks swimming in Burien waters, and now we’ve discovered that there are also large jellyfish here as well – specifically “Lion’s Mane Jellyfish”... [Read more]

Has Red Tide Hit Three Tree Point?

Has Red Tide Hit Three Tree Point?

Courtesy our new Sales & Promotion Diva Janet Grella comes this interesting photo taken of the beach at Three Tree Point, with a distinctive red hue to the water. Could this be red tide? According... [Read more]