Environment

P.S. We Love You

Event: 
Sat, 02/10/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Get creative and celebrate Valentine’s Day with fun art projects expressing your love for Puget Sound and all the amazing creatures living there. Or design a card for that special someone in your life!

Marvelous Marmots!

Event: 
Sat, 02/03/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Did you know the Olympic Mountains have their own species of marmot? Join us to learn about marmots here and around the world. This cuteness overload will have you whistling like a marmot in a meadow! Presentation begins at 2 pm. Northwest wildlife arts and crafts all day.

Amphibians of the Pacific Northwest

Event: 
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Are frogs singing in your neighborhood? Drop in anytime for a variety of frog-related arts and crafts for all ages. Want to learn more? Join Stream Team and herpetologist Dr. Marc P. Hayes for a 9:30-11 am workshop exploring the ecology, habitat requirements, and unique characteristics of local species. You’ll learn about life stages and egg mass identification. For ages 12 and up. Register for this workshop at www.streamteam.info

Myths of the Pacific Northwest

Event: 
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Is Bigfoot out there roaming the forests? Come hear about local legends like the Pacific Tree Octopus, Sasquatch, and many more! This mythical presentation starts at 2 pm. Related crafts and activities all day. 

Bats & Their Habitats

Event: 
Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Did you know there are more than 1,300 bat species worldwide? Drop in anytime throughout the day to learn more and enjoy a variety of bat-related activities. From 10 am to 12 pm, join Stream Team and local bat expert Greg Falxa for a lecture and bat house building workshop. Register for this workshop at www.streamteam.info

Online Plant Sale

Event: 
Sun, 10/15/2017 (All day) - Fri, 10/27/2017 (All day)

Native Plant Salvage Foundation is selling some of its excess plants to clear space in the holding beds and alleviate our budget for the winter salvage and education programs. Order some great native and waterwise plants for low prices online at https://www.nativeplantsalvage.org/plant-ordering and pick them up October 29, just in time to plant for the winter rains!

Monday Night Movies: "Seasons"

Event: 
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 7:00pm

At the Obsidian, 414 Fourth Avenue East in downtown Olympia.

This is the history of the ten thousand years since the last Ice Age, seen through the eyes of animals.  Shows awe-inspiring migratory patterns.  Animal personalities and abilities come through thanks to great photography.

Movie shows how things are changing under the influence of man..

Fundraiser for the Green Party.  Entrance fee $2.

Contact:  Janet Jordan, 360-232-6165

Thurston Climate Action Team presents Climate Legislation 2018

Event: 
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Representative Beth Doglio will be there to give her assessment of climate legislation during the 2018 legislative session. What we can expect. And what we can do to be effective.

New Year’s Eve at Noon

Event: 
Sat, 12/30/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Bring the kids for playtime, New Year’s Eve crafts, face painting, hats, noisemakers, a silly photo booth, and more! Closed on Monday, January 1, in observance of the holiday.

The Science of Snowflakes

Event: 
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Snowflakes and snow crystals are fascinating and complex. Join us for a 2 pm presentation about the science of snow, including stunning visuals and hands-on activities, and expand your understanding of the winter wonderland. Plus we’ll make snow crafts and do fun activities all day long! 

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