ED Talks: Nature and Environment on the Rock.  Immerse yourself in island nature at our annual community science symposium all about nature research on Vashon! This event features posters and talks by professional scientists and students. A variety of topics are featured–from seastar wasting disease to salmon health, from birds to coyotes, from the midnight sky to the shoreline edge! Join us for part or all.


Free and open to all. June 11, 2017. 3-6 pm Vashon Center of the Arts. more info:

BeachNET training. Learn all about shoreline ecology, shoreline restoration projects on Vashon, and the bulkhead removal monitoring study Vashon Nature Center is working on. Become trained to be part of a team of citizen scientists who monitor our beach health.

Free and open to all. June 15th, 2017. 6-8 pm. Vashon Maury Island Land Trust Building. RSVP to Maria Metler:

Low Tide Celebration: Come celebrate our beaches at one of the lowest tides of the year! Learn from local beach naturalists about animals in the intertidal, use underwater viewers to explore eel grass beds, visit booths of a variety of beach-centric organizations.

Free and open to all. June 24th. Pt. Robinson Park. 10 am-2pm. Shuttle from upper parking available.

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(Featured photo by Kathryn True)