Get Into Your Sanctuary (Virtually) This Weekend


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This weekend, July 31 to August 2, be a part of NOAA’s Workplace of Nationwide Marine Sanctuaries as they plunge into the gorgeous waters of the National Marine Sanctuary System. Journey together with sanctuary employees at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary as they take you on a reside tour of Lake Huron and talk about how divers can expertise America’s wealthy maritime historical past. Take a digital dive right into a kelp forest with Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Study rising analysis, fishing, and diving applied sciences at Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary. These are just some examples of the various digital occasions and experiences deliberate for “Get Into Your Sanctuary” Weekend

Friday’s scheduled actions embrace a dialogue concerning the seabirds of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and the influence of marine particles at Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. On Saturday, study concerning the “Ghost Fleet” in Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary, spot whales at Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, and study to prepare dinner seafood chowder with a chef at Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary! Shut out the weekend with a digital tour of The Mariners’ Museum and Park, the first museum and conservation facility for the united statesMonitor’s artifacts, and a first-person account of the annual Tomol Crossing in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary from a member of the Santa Ynez Band of Samala Chumash Indians. 

At every occasion, there shall be alternatives to ask questions and work together with specialists and employees from the sanctuary subject websites. Whereas we’ll miss seeing you in individual this yr, we look ahead to seeing you nearly this weekend! 

Tune into LIVE Get Into Your Sanctuary programming from July 31 to August 2 by visiting NOAA’s Facebook page.

By Phoebe Landsman