Topic: Science

Eclipse Viewing Knows No Bounds!

Written on August 22, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

Tim and Sally Thomsen of San Juan Kayak Expeditions share this photo of another way to view the eclipse. Thanks for sharing you two!

South Beach Eclipse Party

Written on August 21, 2017 at 1:27 pm, by

The eclipse party this morning at South Beach that was organized by the National Park Service was quite a big hit. Estimates are that 400 – 500 people attended. Eclipse glasses, telescopes and home-made viewing boxes were available for all to safely view this rare celestial event. And the weather couldn’t have been better. (so  Continue Reading

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Written on August 18, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

You’re invited! Join the National Park Service at South Beach on Monday, August 21st, 8:30 am to noon, for a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party! Please note, we are expecting a high number of visitors and will be closing the parking area at South Beach to minimize pedestrian/vehicle conflicts – individuals with limited mobility will still  Continue Reading

FHL Tide Bites

Written on August 3, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

What Happens to San Juan Sea Urchins in the Absence of Predatory Sea Stars? – Investigating the Relationships Between Baby Green Urchins, Coralline Algae, and Crabs by Dara Yiu Dara is an undergraduate in UW’s School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences. She first joined Friday Harbor Laboratories as a ZooBot student in Spring 2016, and  Continue Reading

Eclipse Pinhole Projector

Written on August 2, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

Make Pinhole Projectors for Viewing the Solar Eclipse The San Juan Island Library and the National Park Service are hosting a Solar Eclipse Prep Afternoon this Thursday, August 3 in the Library Meeting Room with drop-in hours from 2-4 PM. All materials will be provided to make your very own pinhole projector for viewing the  Continue Reading