Public Programs & Events

A Fall of Fun!

Our most beloved programs are coming back in person! Join us for outdoor events designed for environmental explorers of all ages, abilities, and interest levels.

JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST to find out what’s happening – typically sent twice a month in active seasons.


International Coastal Cleanup

September 17: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Pitch in to clean up Seahurst Park and protect our wildlife from marine debris! All ages can join in the largest, global ocean cleanup event of the year. Use our supplies or bring your own to remove debris from the environment and add to our Fish Sculpture.


Owl Prowl Bird Walk

September 23: 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Take a guided nighttime walk through Seahurst Park to look for owls! Learn more about their unique adaptations by participating in an owl pellet dissection before exploring the birds and plants of the park. Designed for ages 13 and older but younger friends and family welcome.


Shore Friendly King County Event & Beach Walk at Seahurst Park

October 1st: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join ESC, Mid Sound Fisheries, University of Washington, and author David Williams at Seahurst Park, as we host a watershed stewardship event. Guests will participate in a variety of environmental education activities to supplement the knowledge from David Williams’ new book, Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound, to better connect to Puget Sound.


Salmon Migration Field Trip

October 12: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Ages 50+. Join ESC and the Renton Senior Center to follow the salmon migration through our local waterways and partake in water quality lessons to better understand our stormwater issues.

This program is funded by the King County Wastewater Treatment Division


Salmon Migration Presentation

November 2nd: 12:30 – 2:00 PM

Ages 50+. Join ESC and the Renton Senior Center to learn the history of salmon in the Cedar River, current impacts to population health, how to incorporate stewardship actions in your daily life, and a participate in a salmon dissection.

This program is funded by the King County Wastewater Treatment Division


Salmon Fest at Mary Olson Farm

November 12: 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Join us at Mary Olson Farm in Auburn for salmon migration viewing, water quality testing, salmon crafts, and family fun. Meet us there or sign up for limited transportation provided by Renton Parks and Recreation.

Transportation is funded by the King County Wastewater Treatment Division

NO registration required for event


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