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Seattle, WA -- May 25, 2020

Thankful and grateful to spend this Memorial Day weekend farming. ... See MoreSee Less

Thankful and grateful to spend this Memorial Day weekend farming.
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Seattle, WA -- May 24, 2020

🇺🇸 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND GIVEAWAY 🇺🇸 ⠀This holiday weekend looks a little different than most, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate 🎉 Enter to win 3 dozen Kobashii oysters and 3lbs of Manila clams by tagging two friends and liking this post ✌️ TERMS ⠀1. The giveaway will close 11:59PM 5/25/20 - the winner will be chosen and announced 5/26/20. Winner will receive 3lbs Manila clams and 3 dozen Kobashii oysters. ⠀2. The prize will ship on the week of 5/25/20.⠀3. This promotion is in no way promoted, administrated, or associated with Facebook, Inc. By entering, entrants release Facebook of responsibility and agree to Facebook’s terms of use. ... See MoreSee Less

🇺🇸 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND GIVEAWAY 🇺🇸 ⠀
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This holiday weekend looks a little different than most, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate 🎉 Enter to win 3 dozen Kobashii oysters and 3lbs of Manila clams by tagging two friends and liking this post ✌️ 

TERMS ⠀
1. The giveaway will close 11:59PM 5/25/20 - the winner will be chosen and announced 5/26/20. Winner will receive 3lbs Manila clams and 3 dozen Kobashii oysters. ⠀
2. The prize will ship on the week of 5/25/20.⠀
3. This promotion is in no way promoted, administrated, or associated with Facebook, Inc. By entering, entrants release Facebook of responsibility and agree to Facebook’s terms of use.
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Seattle, WA -- May 27, 2020

This marine algae goes by many names, sea staghorn, green sea fingers, felty green algae, or dead mans fingers. The scientific name is Codium fragile. Whatever you call it, we think it’s beautiful! #seaweed #algae #intertidallife #themoreyouknow #learnhavefun ... See MoreSee Less

This marine algae goes by many names, sea staghorn, green sea fingers, felty green algae, or dead mans fingers. The scientific name is Codium fragile.  Whatever you call it, we think it’s beautiful!  #seaweed #algae #intertidallife #themoreyouknow #learnhavefun
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Seattle, WA -- May 26, 2020

Critical monitoring of invasive European green crabs is proceeding in Washington state. Here's the whole story. Thanks Encyclopedia of Puget Sound and Washington Sea Grant. ... See MoreSee Less

Critical monitoring of invasive European green crabs is proceeding in Washington state. Heres the whole story. Thanks Encyclopedia of Puget Sound and Washington Sea Grant.
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Seattle, WA -- May 28, 2020

Exploring Coral Spawning in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary June 2, 20202:00pm Eastern / 11:00am PacificReef-building corals spawn in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary every August. Photo: G.P. Schmahl/NOAATake a virtual field trip into the depths of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary with expedition lead Dr. Sarah Davies of Boston University.Registration - register.gotowebinar.com/register/5376092197356483342?utm_medium=email&utm_source=GovDeliveryIn 2019, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries partnered with Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration to expand our understanding of sanctuaries through deep-water exploration and research. Aboard the research vessel Manta, Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration staff, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary researchers, and partner scientists ventured about 100 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas. There, they observed annual coral reproduction, known as spawning, on the deep reefs of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Join us to learn about the highlights as lead scientist Dr. Sarah Davies recounts the expedition. ... See MoreSee Less

Exploring Coral Spawning in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
 

June 2, 2020
2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific
Reef-building corals spawn in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary every August. Photo: G.P. Schmahl/NOAA

Take a virtual field trip into the depths of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary with expedition lead Dr. Sarah Davies of Boston University.

Registration - https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5376092197356483342?utm_medium=email&utm_source=GovDelivery

In 2019, NOAAs Office of National Marine Sanctuaries partnered with Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration to expand our understanding of sanctuaries through deep-water exploration and research. Aboard the research vessel Manta, Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration staff, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary researchers, and partner scientists ventured about 100 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas. There, they observed annual coral reproduction, known as spawning, on the deep reefs of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Join us to learn about the highlights as lead scientist Dr. Sarah Davies recounts the expedition.
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Seattle, WA -- May 26, 2020

The Wildlife Drive at the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge is now open! The Wildlife Drive includes 8 stops that correspond with a new brochure and signs as well as an improved parking area adjacent to the Columbia River. Download your copy of the brochure now or pick a copy at the Refuge office next month. Please be mindful of pedestrians and bicycles while enjoying the new drive.Link to the new brochure:www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Region_1/NWRS/Zone_2/Willapa_Complex/Julia_Butler_Hansen/Documents/JBH%...📸 by Jake Bonello/USFWS ... See MoreSee Less

The Wildlife Drive at the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge is now open! The Wildlife Drive includes 8 stops that correspond with a new brochure and signs as well as an improved parking area adjacent to the Columbia River.  Download your copy of the brochure now or pick a copy at the Refuge office next month.  Please be mindful of pedestrians and bicycles while enjoying the new drive.

Link to the new brochure:
https://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Region_1/NWRS/Zone_2/Willapa_Complex/Julia_Butler_Hansen/Documents/JBH%20Wildlife%20Drive.pdf

📸 by Jake Bonello/USFWS

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