World Oceans Day is June 8th

      The theme for this year is Healthy Oceans, healthy planet. Like a human heart, the oceans are tied to global health. This metaphor can easily be tied to many of the ocean literacy principles – don’t miss this opportunity to educate!

World Ocean Day Activities from NEOSEC members:

Buttonwood Park Zoo

Monday, June 8          11:00am – 3:00pm

Free with Zoo admission

Come celebrate World Oceans Day at the Zoo! This is an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting our oceans and everyday actions they can take to help protect them.

New England Aquarium
Blue Discoveries Family Day: World Oceans Day Festival

Sunday, June 7          11:00am – 3:00pm
All activities are free and open to the public! NOTE this does not include Aquarium admission.

World Oceans Day is a time to celebrate the efforts of our entire community in protecting the blue planet. The New England Aquarium is teaming up with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to invite the public to a family-friendly day that showcases the conservation efforts of community groups, vendors and non-profits.

NAMEPA will be at Capitol Hill Oceans Week in Washington
Saturday, June 6th    10:00am – 2:00pm
Activities are free with cost of admission
World Oceans Day activities include a visit from Coast Guard Auxiliary on safe boating practices, sustainable seafood, hands on activities on intro to the ocean and marine debris, water conservation, and a rov in the Marsh Trek exhibit (weather permitting), plus crafts and a scavenger hunt.