Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27

The entrance to Zoolights at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) One of the Pacific Northwest's longest running holiday light displays returns to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma Friday, November 27, through Sunday, January 3. This year's Zoolights features more than 700,000 LED lights. Favorite … Continue reading Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27

Oregon Coast Aquarium reopens outdoor exhibits August 10

Photos by Cheryl Landes On Monday, August 10, the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport reopens its outdoor exhibits to one-hour guided tours by reservation only. The tours feature these five exhibits: Vultures, otters, seals and sea lions, seabirds aviary, and the rocky habitat. Visitors must wear masks and keep a minimum six-foot distance. Admission is … Continue reading Oregon Coast Aquarium reopens outdoor exhibits August 10

Armchair photo tours: Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward

A red-legged kittiwake in the aviary at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward Photos by Cheryl Landes Visiting the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward is a fun educational experience that combines close-up encounters with local marine life and birds, and interactive exhibits describing their habitats, behaviors, and the environmental factors affecting their survival. The Alaska … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward