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Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

June 4, 2021
3:00PM - 7:00PM
Youth Ocean Conservation Summit: a virtual action filled event with inspirational speakers and workshops! What does the ocean mean to you? Come join us for a fun event with youth from all around the Puget Sound as we learn about issues affecting the ocean and what we can do to help! Join us in this interactive virtual conference! Free. Registration closes May 21.

Help save the ocean.

Calling all youth
Find solutions, make friends.
Our ocean is in danger – from plastic, pollution, overfishing and climate change. But thanks to a partnership between Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Seattle Aquarium, local youth can learn and be inspired to help protect it.
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Speakers, workshops, grants
to inspire your own ocean project.
Meet local speakers knowledgeable about our waters and learn how we can work together to conserve the ocean. Meet with students from around the area to learn about an ocean topic you are passionate about. Sessions range from how social justice ties into environmental conservation, to government advocacy, to creative forms of conservation through storytelling.
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Open to all youth
grades 7-12
FAQ: This program is recommended for ages 12-18. It runs for four hours, and includes time for breaks. There is no cost to participate. This virtual event will take place on Zoom. Photos above are of participants at the 2017 Youth Ocean Conservation Summit at Point Defiance Zoo.

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