Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary News and Events
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary News and Events
Welcome to the Olympic Coast National Marine 
Sanctuary web site. Here you'll discover the marine life and extraordinary habitats 
that make up this sanctuary and our continuing efforts to conserve 
these ocean and coastal treasures.
photo of the Kayak Symposium crowd on the beach. The Olympic Peninsula is an exciting place to live, work and play. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and our partners host a variety of meetings and public events.

Find out what's happening by frequently visiting our
Calendar of Events page.


March 4-5 - 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.

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Learn about emerging issues, critical events, research and education activities, and other newsworthy developments on our
Sanctuary News page.

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Washington's Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary supports jobs, boosts regional businesses.
41 percent of state households visited the region
NOAA Communiciations
Visitors to NOAA's Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and the immediate area boosted the region's economy with $102 million in spending, supporting nearly 1,200 jobs and generating $46 million in local income for business owners and employees in 2014, according to a NOAA analysis using the most recent figures available.

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