Discover the critical role sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem during the Seymour Center’s virtual Sea Otter Awareness Week. Special at-home activities, lectures, interviews with scientists, and crafts will highlight sea otters’ natural history, reveal conservation issues facing these marine mammals, and so much more. Virtual Sea Otter Awareness Week is September 20-26, 2020.
Highlights of the week include:
Sea Otter Science
Science Sunday: Sharing Space with Sea Otters
Sunday, September 20, 2020, 1:30 PM PDT
Counting Sea Otters: In the Field During the Sea Otter Census
Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 11:00 AM PDT
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 11:00 AM PDT
Sea Otter Crafts
How Do Sea Otters Keep Warm?
LIVE At-Home DIY Experiment
Friday, September 25, 2020, 11:00 AM PDT
Color a Sea Otter
For more details on Sea Otter Awareness Week events and activities, visit the Seymour Center's website: seymourcenter.ucsc.edu/learn/family-activities/family-events/#sea-otter-week
Saturday, September 26Virtual Event