Annual Public Events

Edmonds Discovery Programs
A Leader in Conservation Education since 1980



Starlight Beach Walk

February 26, 2018 
7 - 8:30pm
Join WSU Snohomish County Beach Watchers and Discovery Programs staff for a low tide beach walk under the stars on a winter's evening. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. Meet at the Olympic Beach Visitor Station. We'll explore the beach as the tide goes out and then return to the Visitor Station for some hot chocolate to take the chill off! 
Co-sponsored by Snohomish County Marine Resources Advisory Committee and WSU Snohomish County Extention Beach Watchers.Registration not required.FREE.

Call 425.771.0227 for more information or see the recreation program guide.





Watershed Fun Fair
May 5, 2018
11am - 3pm

Join us for this celebrated annual event full of exhibits, games, nature crafts and activities especially for kids including fish feeding, face painting, exhibits and demonstrations on recycling, stormwater, creating wildlife habitat, raingardens, tours of the native plant garden and fish hatchery. . . and more! First 50 guests take a free potted native plant. No registration required.This event is FREE.


Beach Walk Olympic

Summer Beach Walks

Join a Ranger Naturalist for a guided public beach walk at Olympic Beach free of charge. Learn more about our local intertidal community! Walks coincide with appropriate tides and run rain or shine. 

2018 walk dates:
July 12          10-11am
July 28          11:30am - 12:30pm
August 13      Noon - 1pm

Call 425.771.0227 for more information, or see the recreation program guide. No registration required. FREE

Moonlight Beach Adventure 1

Moonlight Beach Adventure
Mid August (2018 date to be detemined)
7:30 - 9:30pm

A summer tradition! Join Edmonds Ranger Naturalists and Volunteer Beach Docents for a summer evening program at Marina Beach, featuring stories, songs, and touch tanks harboring creatures from the deep brought to shore by volunteer scuba divers from the Marker Buoy Dive Club operating a live underwater video feed.  Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Click here to view a You Tube video of the Moonlight Beach Adventure.

Call 425.771.0227 for more information. No registration required. FREE



September 14 - 16, 2018

Puget Sound Bird Fest is a celebration of birds and nature. Our mission is to increase awareness of species of birds that spend all or part of their lives in the Puget Sound region, and especially Edmonds. Residents and visitors will have opportunities to observe birds in their native habitats, and learn about ways in which habitat for birds and other wildlife can be preserved and restored in urban and suburban areas. There is something for everyone at Puget Sound Bird Fest.



See the Recreation Program Guide for complete program listings.