Where Land Meets Sea

07/08/2023 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM PT


  • Free


Marilyn and Fred Ellis Preserve
842 Hoffman Cove Rd
Shaw Island, WA 98286
United States of America


Join marine ecologists David Duggins and Megan Dethier for a guided tour of various shoreline types--the fascinating and fragile edges where land meets sea.


Pocket beach, tidal flat, spray zone, cobble shore, docks and pilings: These shoreline types are all represented at the Ellis Preserve and exhibit unique characteristics, critters, and vulnerabilities. Marine ecologists David Duggins and Megan Dethier (Director of the UW Friday Harbor Labs) will provide information and perspective on the fascinating and fragile edges where land meets sea.

  • Date: July 8, 2023
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: 842 Hoffman Cove Rd., Shaw Island
  • Bring: Waterproof boots
  • Questions? Email Ruthie Dougherty, SJPT Preserve Curator/Interpretive Specialist

Please note:

  1. This event is free of charge, but attendance is limited to the first 10 people who sign up. (You can join the waiting list when you sign up if capacity has been reached. If there are cancellations, we will contact the next in line as soon as possible.)
  2. All participants are required to sign an SJPT liability waiver. Please ensure that everyone you register, including yourself, has filled out our online waiver in English or en Español (required as part of the registration process).
Neon CRM by Neon One
Go to Top