Get Into Your Sanctuary with Olympic Coast!
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is known for its remoteness and incredible wildlife viewing. Get Into Your Sanctuary events encourage visitation and provide opportunities to practice safe, responsible wildlife viewing and nature photography in areas adjacent to the sanctuary.
June 17-26 – Discover the Olympic Coast film and June 17 film and presentation by Florian Graner (7pm) Come to Olympic National Park Visitor Center to enjoy the fascinating film “Discover the Olympic Coast” produced by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Florian Graner. The family friendly film highlights Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary habitats and the animals that depend on it, through the eyes of a young harbor seal. Filmmaker Florian Graner will provide a kickoff presentation at the visitor center on June 17 at 7pm. The film will also be shown throughout each day for the week of June 18-26 at 11am and 1pm.
June 25 – Nature Photography Workshop at Ruby Beach (9:30am – 11:30am)Join Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and Olympic National Park experts on a nature photography focused beach walk. This educational beach walk will include nature photography tips using the world class tidepools and scenic beaches as the inspiration. Participants should meet at top of Ruby Beach trailhead at 9:30am. Be sure to wear appropriate shoes and clothing.
June 25 – Port Angeles Library Discover the Olympic Coast film and fun youth activities Join Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary staff for “Discover the Olympic Coast” film and fun! Filmed and produced by award-winning Florian Graner, the movie highlights the habitats and marine wildlife of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary through the eyes of a young harbor seal. Following the movie, join us for games and activities for elementary school kids and their families to better understand our connection to the marine environment and marine wildlife.