Do you like to explore the natural world? Do you want to contribute to real science research in a fun outdoor project? Maybe you want to Explore the Shore, Spot the Swallows, or Monitor the Marsh with Point Defiance Zoo naturalists as part of ongoing citizen science projects!


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Join us for low tide beach walks at Owen Beach, where we identify tide pool animals and record their presence and location to add the information to the scientific NatureMapping database. Read more about Explore the Shore!




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Help monitor local nest box sites for purple martins. This program runs from April to August. 2015 workshop date coming soon.


                                         
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Help monitor local wetlands for amphibian egg masses during special weekend events.  We provide the gear, all you need do is show up and have fun!  2015 dates coming soon.