Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary News and Events
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary News and Events
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Calendar of Events for 2016

January February March April
May June July August
September October November December



JANUARY

January 19 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

January - Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council Meeting
(3:30pm - 5:30pm)
Location: Port of Grays Harbor, Commission Chambers Room, 111 S. Wooding Street, Aberdeen, WA
Details: In May 2013, Governor Inslee signed a bill into law that established the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council in the Office of the Governor. Ecology is assigned the primary staff support for the council. This new council will replace the former Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council established by Ecology in 2011. For more information, go to WA Department of Ecology's website on Washington's Ocean Resources.

January 22 - Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
(10:00 am - 3:30 pm)
Location: La Push, WA
Details: Sanctuary advisory councils bring members of a diverse community together to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on the management and protection of the sanctuary. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meets regularly and is comprised of representatives of Indian tribes, state and local governments, other federal agencies, industry, conservation organizations and citizens. For more information contact Council Coordinator Karlyn Langjahr at (360) 460-6622 ext. 31.




FEBRUARY

February 10 - Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council Meeting
(3:30pm – 5:30pm)
Location: Port of Grays Harbor, Commission Chambers Room, 111 S. Wooding Street, Aberdeen, WA
Details: In May 2013, Governor Inslee signed a bill into law that established the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council in the Office of the Governor. Ecology is assigned the primary staff support for the council. This new council will replace the former Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council established by Ecology in 2011. For more information, go to WA Department of Ecology's website on Washington's Ocean Resources.

February 16 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

February 9 - Grays Harbor County Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(3:30 pm)
Location: Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen
Details: The Grays Harbor County Marine Resources Committee’s mission is to address local marine issues, recommend remedial actions to local, state, and federal authorities, build local awareness of the issues and support for remedies consistent with the Benchmarks of Performance as adopted by the Coastal MRC Work Group. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

February 26-28 - 9th Annual Chocolate on the Beach Festival
Location: Pacific Beach, Moclips and Seabrook, WA
Details: The local business community welcomes you to entertain your taste buds all weekend long with special chocolate menus and events!




MARCH

March 5-6 - Beachcombers Fun Fair
Location: Ocean Shores, WA
Details: This annual event features exhibits, seminars, information booths, and vendors on Saturday and Sunday. Children's activities are Saturday morning. Beach walks and Dash for Trash or Treasure are on Sunday morning to round out the weekend. Get more information on Beachcombers Fun Fair and other Ocean Shores events.

March 8 - Grays Harbor County Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(3:30 pm)
Location: Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen
Details: The Grays Harbor County Marine Resources Committee’s mission is to address local marine issues, recommend remedial actions to local, state, and federal authorities, build local awareness of the issues and support for remedies consistent with the Benchmarks of Performance as adopted by the Coastal MRC Work Group. For more information visit the Coastal MRC program website.

March 15 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

March 18-20 - 10th Annual Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza
Location: North Beach
Details: Top chefs from area restaurants bring their best clam chowder and entrees for a chance at "The Best of the North Beach". Enjoy vendors and food booths, music and much more. Get more information at http://www.oceanshores.org/clams/

. March 25 - Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
(10:00 am - 3:30 pm)
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Details: Sanctuary advisory councils bring members of a diverse community together to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on the management and protection of the sanctuary. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meets regularly and is comprised of representatives of Indian tribes, state and local governments, other federal agencies, industry, conservation organizations and citizens. For more information contact Council Coordinator Karlyn Langjahr at (360) 460-6622 ext. 31.




APRIL

April 16 - National Junior Ranger Day
(10:00am-2:00pm)
Location: Olympic National Park Visitors Center
Details: An all-day family event at Olympic National Park Visitor Center featuring guided walks, games, activities and more.

April 19 - Olympic Coast Discovery Center Volunteer Training
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Details: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you love the ocean, meeting new people, and learning new things come join the fun! Be an ocean champion and volunteer at Olympic Coast Discovery Center. The six-session training begins April 30th. For more information or to register, email Karlyn Langjahr or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

April 19 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

April 22 - Historical and Maritime Overview of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
(1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Location: Jack Murdock Auditorium, U.S. Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport WA.
Details: A presentation by George Galasso, Deputy Superintendent of Policy and Programs at Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.

April TBD - Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council Meeting
(3:30)
Location: Port of Grays Harbor, Commission Chambers Room, 111 S. Wooding Street, Aberdeen, WA
Details: In May 2013, Governor Inslee signed a bill into law that established the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council in the Office of the Governor. Ecology is assigned the primary staff support for the council. This new council will replace the former Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council established by Ecology in 2011. For more information go to WA Department of Ecology's website on Washington's Ocean Resources.

April 23 - River & Ocean Film Festival
Location: Forks High School, Forks, WA
(4:00 pm to 9:00 pm)
Details: The River & Ocean Festival in Forks is sponsored by the North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee. This is an open-to-the public event to showcase films as well as educational booths and displays about coast resources and projects. For more information check out the River & Ocean Film Festival web site .

April 23 - Ocean and River Resources Fair
Locations: Forks, WA
Details: Learn ways to get involved in hands-on projects to protect our coast. Enjoy the food, music, presentations and conversation about our spectacular part of the world. Family friendly! For more information visit the Discover Forks website .

April 23 - Washington Coast Cleanup
Location: Washington Coast
Details: You are invited to join us Saturday, April 23, 2016 for the annual Washington Coast Cleanup Day. Volunteers are encouraged to register online with www.coastsavers.org. We will collect and remove debris from Washington's Olympic Peninsula Pacific Ocean beaches. This cleanup is organized by a partnership of community groups, businesses, Tribal and government agencies that formed the Washington Clean Coast Alliance in 2008. More information on the Alliance and volunteering for this and other beach cleanup events is available at www.coastsavers.org. Marine debris will be hauled off the beaches and brought to roadside collection sites for proper disposal. This community/volunteer effort will help preserve the beauty of our ocean beaches, reduce impacts of marine debris to wildlife, and make our shores safer for recreation.

April 26 - Olympic Coast Discovery Center Volunteer Training
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Details: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you love the ocean, meeting new people, and learning new things come join the fun! Be an ocean champion and volunteer at Olympic Coast Discovery Center. The six-session training begins April 30th. For more information or to register, email Jacqueline Laverdure or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.




MAY

May 3 - Olympic Coast Discovery Center Volunteer Training
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Details: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you love the ocean, meeting new people, and learning new things come join the fun! Be an ocean champion and volunteer at Olympic Coast Discovery Center. The six-session training begins April 30th. For more information or to register, email Jacqueline Laverdure or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

May 6-8 - Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival
Location: Hoquiam, WA
Details: Each spring, hundreds of thousands of shorebirds stop to rest and feed in Grays Harbor estuary on their migration northward. Coming from as far south as Argentina, these Arctic-bound shorebirds are among the world's greatest migrants. Some birds travel over 15,000 miles round trip! Tens of thousands of shorebirds feed on the open mudflats in the estuary. This concentration of birds offers people a great chance to view a number of shorebird species, and with luck, to see the birds fly together in beautiful formations while trying to escape the fastest creature on earth, the Peregrine Falcon. Last year, Hoquiam High School was buzzing with people throughout the weekend with the Nature Fun Fair, Birder's Bazaar, lectures, and the Poster Contest awards ceremony. Birders and their families from as far away as New York and Florida were able to come together at Festival Headquarters to view all of the exhibits, vendors, and fun kid's activities that were available. For more information, or a list of the festival events visit www.shorebirdfestival.com .

May 7 - Olympic Coast Discovery Center Volunteer Training
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Details: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you love the ocean, meeting new people, and learning new things come join the fun! Be an ocean champion and volunteer at Olympic Coast Discovery Center. The six-session training begins April 30th. For more information or to register, email Jacqueline Laverdure or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

May 17 - Olympic Coast Discovery Center Volunteer Training
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Details: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you love the ocean, meeting new people, and learning new things come join the fun! Be an ocean champion and volunteer at Olympic Coast Discovery Center. The six-session training begins April 30th. For more information or to register, email Jacqueline Laverdure or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

May 17 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

May 18 - Maritime Heritage in Washington
(6:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
Location: Port Angeles, WA Landing Mall conference Room, Suite 205
Details: You are invited to join us Wednesday May 18th to hear speaker Rob Whitlam, State Archaeology, will present an overview of the Maritime Heritage of Washington state documenting the depth of maritime heritage and its importance to understanding the development of the state. Free and open to the public. For more information contact Nicole Harris at (360) 460-5092 or nicole.harris@noaa.gov

May 20 - Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
(10:00 am – 3:30 pm)
Location: Neah Bay, WA
Details: Sanctuary advisory councils bring members of a diverse community together to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on the management and protection of the sanctuary. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meets regularly and is comprised of representatives of Indian tribes, state and local governments, other federal agencies, industry, conservation organizations and citizens. For more information contact Council Coordinator Karlyn Langjahr or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

May TBD - Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council Meeting
(3:30)
Location: Port of Grays Harbor, Commission Chambers Room, 111 S. Wooding Street, Aberdeen, WA
Details: In May 2013, Governor Inslee signed a bill into law that established the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council in the Office of the Governor. Ecology is assigned the primary staff support for the council. This new council will replace the former Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council established by Ecology in 2011. For more information go to WA Department of Ecology's website on Washington's Ocean Resources.

May 20-21 - North Coast Cascades Network (NCCN) Spotlight BioBlitz
Location: Olympic National Park Visitors Center
Details: Olympic National Park is one of eight parks participating in the NCCN BioBlitz. Scientists, students and the public will be invited to help document the biodiversity of Olympic National Park, and will share their findings with the NPS Centennial BioBlitz on the National Mall in Washington DC.

May 24 - Olympic Coast Discovery Center Volunteer Training
Location: Makah Cultural and Research Center, Neah Bay, WA
Details: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you love the ocean, meeting new people, and learning new things come join the fun! Be an ocean champion and volunteer at Olympic Coast Discovery Center. The six-session training begins April 30th. For more information or to register, email Jacqueline Laverdure or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.




JUNE

June 11 - National Get Outdoors Day

June 17 -25 - Get Into Your Sanctuary
Location: Olympic Coast and Port Angeles areas
Details: Come celebrate Get Into Your Sanctuary with Olympic Coast! Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is known for its remoteness and incredible wildlife viewing. Get Into Your Sanctuary Day events will encourage visitation and provide opportunities to practice safe, responsible wildlife viewing and nature photography in areas adjacent to the sanctuary. (See various event details below)

June 17-25 - Discover the Olympic Coast film and presentation by Florian Graner
Come to Olympic National Park Visitor Center to enjoy the fascinating film "Discover the Olympic Coast" produced by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Florian Graner. The family friendly film highlights Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary habitats and the animals that depend on it, through the eyes of a young harbor seal. Filmmaker Florian Graner will provide a kickoff presentation at the visitor center on June 17 at 7pm. The film will also be shown throughout each day for the week of June 18-25.

June 25 - Discover the Olympic Coast film and fun youth activities!
Location: Port Angeles Library, Carver Room South
(9:00am - 10:30am)
Join Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary staff for "Discover the Olympic Coast" film and fun! Filmed and produced by award-winning Florian Graner, the movie highlights the habitats and marine wildlife of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary through the eyes of a young harbor seal. Following the movie, join us for games and activities for elementary school kids and their families to better understand our connection to the marine environment and marine wildlife. For more information or to register, contact Karlyn Langjahr at Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary at karlyn.langjahr@noaa.gov or 360-457-6622 ext 31.

June 25 - Nature Photography Workshop at Ruby Beach
Location: Ruby Beach
(9:30am-11:30am)
Join Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and Olympic National Park experts on a nature photography focused beach walk. This educational beach walk will include nature photography tips using the world class tidepools and scenic beaches as the inspiration. Participants should meet at top of Ruby Beach trailhead at 9:30am. Be sure to wear appropriate shoes and clothing.

June 21 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

June 20-24 - Jr. Oceanographers Youth Camp (Ages 5-6)
(10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Location: Port Angeles
Details: Feiro Marine Life Center and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary pair up to provide this opportunity for youngsters to work with scientists and learn about life in the ocean. For more information go to the Feiro web page or call Feiro Marine Life Center at (360) 417-6254. Scholarships are available for families in need.

June 25 - Get Into Your Sanctuary Day
Location: Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
Details: For more information contact Nicole Harris

June 27 - Jr. Oceanographers Youth Camp (Ages 7-9)
(9:30 am - 2:00 pm)
Location: Port Angeles
Details: Feiro Marine Life Center and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary pair up to provide this opportunity for youngsters to work with scientists and learn about life in the ocean. For more information go to the Feiro web page or call Feiro Marine Life Center at (360) 417-6254. Scholarships are available for families in need.




JULY

July TBD - Chief Taholah Days
Location: Taholah, WA
Details: Chief Taholah Days is an annual commemoration of the 1855 Treaty. It takes place the first week of July. Enjoy a parade, baseball, canoe races, salmon bake, fireworks and more. Read about more things to see and do in Quinault Indian Nation.

July 11-15 - Marine Tech Camp (Ages 13-15)
(9:30 am - 2:00 pm)
Location: Port Angeles
Details: Build and operate an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)!! Middle and high school aged students are invited to attend Jr. Oceanographers Explorers, hosted by Feiro Marine Life Center and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. During this 4-day camp you'll learn the science behind ocean exploration and, in teams, build a working ROV that will have to complete an underwater mission. For more information go to the Feiro web page or call Feiro Marine Life Center at (360) 417-6254. Scholarships are available for families in need.

July 15 - Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
(10:00 am to 3:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: Sanctuary advisory councils bring members of a diverse community together to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on the management and protection of the sanctuary. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meets regularly and is comprised of representatives of Indian tribes, state and local governments, other federal agencies, industry, conservation organizations and citizens. For more information contact Council Coordinator Karlyn Langjahr or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

July TBD - Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council Meeting
Time: TBD
Location: Port of Grays Harbor, Commission Chambers Room, 111 S. Wooding Street, Aberdeen, WA
Details: In May 2013, Governor Inslee signed a bill into law that established the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council in the Office of the Governor. Ecology is assigned the primary staff support for the council. This new council will replace the former Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council established by Ecology in 2011. For more information go to WA Department of Ecology's website on Washington's Ocean Resources.

July 18-22 - Jr. Oceanographer Explorers ROV camp (ages 10-12)
Location: Port Angeles
Details: Build and operate an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)!! Middle and high school aged students are invited to attend Jr. Oceanographers Explorers, hosted by Feiro Marine Life Center and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. During this 4-day camp you'll learn the science behind ocean exploration and, in teams, build a working ROV that will have to complete an underwater mission. For more information go to the Feiro web page or call Feiro Marine Life Center at (360) 417-6254. Scholarships are available for families in need.

July 19 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

July TBD - Quileute Days
Location: La Push, WA
Details: Quileute Days is a celebration of the Quileute culture. Visit www.quileutenation.org for more information about the Quileute Tribe and La Push.

July 25-29 - Jr. Oceanographer Camp (ages 10-12)
Location: Port angeles
Details: Feiro Marine Life Center and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary pair up to provide this opportunity for youngsters to work with scientists and learn about life in the ocean. For more information go to the Feiro web page or call Feiro Marine Life Center at (360) 417-6254. Scholarships are available for families in need.




AUGUST

August 15-19 - Jr. Oceanographers Youth Camp (Ages 5-6)
(10:00 am to 2:00 pm)
Location: Port Angeles
Details: Feiro Marine Life Center and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary pair up to provide this opportunity for youngsters to work with scientists and learn about life in the ocean. For more information go to the Feiro web page or call Feiro Marine Life Center at (360) 417-6254. Scholarships are available for families in need.

August 16 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

August 25-27 - Makah Days
Location: Neah Bay, WA
Details: The 92nd Annual Makah Days celebration spans three days with canoe races and bone games, kids races, royalty, salmon bake, traditional dancing, talent show and fireworks. There is no admission for Makah Days events. However, a $10.00 recreational use permit is required if you are planning other recreational activities, such as hiking, camping, fishing, or visiting Cape Flattery, Shi Shi or other trails and beaches. Join the fun and celebrate Makah heritage!




SEPTEMBER

September 17 - International Coastal Cleanup sponsored by CoastSavers
Location: shorelines of the outer coast and Strait of Juan de Fuca
Details: Volunteers are encouraged to register online withwww.coastsavers.org. for this international effort to remove debris from coastlines and reduce habitat, wildlife and aesthetic impacts of marine debris. In 2013, 650,000 volunteers from around the world joined this effort. 2013 was also the first year CoastSavers joined this fall cleanup to coordinate volunteers in Washington State. Come enjoy a day or the weekend on the Olympic Peninsula; pick a favorite beach; spend a few hours volunteering at the cleanup and the remainder of your visit on your favorite recreational activiites. For more information visit www.coastsavers.org.

September 20 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

September 23 - Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
(10:00 am to 3:30 pm)
Location: Seattle, WA
Details: Sanctuary advisory councils bring members of a diverse community together to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on the management and protection of the sanctuary. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meets regularly and is comprised of representatives of Indian tribes, state and local governments, other federal agencies, industry, conservation organizations and citizens. For more information contact Council Coordinator Karlyn Langjahr or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

September TBD - Dungeness River Festival
Location: Sequim, WA
(10:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Details: The 14th Dungeness River Festival at Railroad Bridge Park will include activities and fun for all ages! Friday is "Kids Day", and both Friday and Saturday will feature nature exhibits and activities, plant and river walks, food and more! For more information go to Dungeness River Audubon Center website http://dungenessrivercenter.org/ .




OCTOBER

October 7-9 - Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Details: The Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival is the annual celebration of the region's diverse bounty - the seafood, the maritime and cultural traditions and the breathtaking coastal environment. The festival's featured crustacean, the Dungeness Crab, was named after the village of Dungeness (near Port Angeles), Washington. The festival is located at Port Angeles City Pier and Red Lion Hotel overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca, with Victoria, B.C. just a ferry ride away.

October 18 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .




NOVEMBER

November 4 - Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
(10:00 am to 3:30 pm)
Location: Montesano, WA
Details: Sanctuary advisory councils bring members of a diverse community together to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on the management and protection of the sanctuary. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council meets regularly and is comprised of representatives of Indian tribes, state and local governments, other federal agencies, industry, conservation organizations and citizens. For more information contact Council Coordinator Karlyn Langjahr or call 360-457-6622 ext. 21.

November 15 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .

November 18-20 - West End Weekend
Location: Kalaloch Lodge and area locations
Details: Jefferson County Historical Society members and friends meet up on the wild west side of Jefferson County every November to enjoy a weekend of exploration at, and around, the beautiful Kalaloch Lodge. Get more information.

November TBD - Seattle Aquarium Family Science Weekend
Location: Seattle, WA
Details: Join NOAA educators and scientists, local meteorologists, and Aquarium staff for an opportunity to discover science together through exciting interactive experiments and presentations. Experiments and displays will be set up throughout the Seattle Aquarium for a fabulous, hands-on marine science experience.




DECEMBER

December 20 - North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee Meeting
(4:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Location: Forks, WA
Details: North Pacific Coast Marine Resource Committee is an advisory committee for marine issues on Washington State's outer coast communities of Clallam and Jefferson Counties that stretches from Cape Flattery in the north, to the mouth of the Queets River in the south. The stakeholder committee includes representatives from Jefferson and Clallam Counties, the City of Forks, the Hoh, Quileute and Makah Tribes, and six citizen stakeholders representing local fishing, education, conservation, marine science and business interests. For more information visit the North Pacific Coast MRC program website .





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