The program begins at 6:00 pm with Paul McElhany, NOAA Mukilteo Research Station Chief, then Mayor Jennifer Gregerson will make some opening remarks. There will then be a short discussion about the future of NOAA on the Mukilteo waterfront and short talks from scientists from NOAA’s Mukilteo Northwest Fisheries Science Center.
After closing remarks, there will be poster sessions and the opportunity to chat with scientists as they discuss issues such as
- Effects of ocean acidification on Dungeness crab
- Veterans Conservation Corps Program
- Recovery in the Snohomish estuary
- Ocean conditions and Chum salmon
- Stock origins of Pacific Herring in the Strait of Juan de Fuca
- An Elwha September Shangri-La
and many other interesting topics.
Doors open at 5:30pm. This is a free event and the public is encouraged to attend.