Build an Algal Pet with the Museum

Needing a gift for Mother’s day? Would you like a new way to express your horticultural skills? Looking for a pet that doesn’t need a leash?

Look no further! This Saturday, build your own beautiful algal pet with Ellie Duffield. Learn tips and tricks for selecting algae, how to feed them, and how to make your very own pet.

Algal Pet Workshop
Saturday, May 12, 2012
4:00-4:30 p.m.
Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Minimum $10 donation per person. Cash only, payable at the door.
Space is limited. Register online early to ensure your place!

This half-hour workshop is appropriate for ages 10+. Any youth between 10 and 15 are required to have adult supervision (free) or have an adult participate alongside them (an extra ticket is needed).

Check in at the museum admissions desk with your ticket and donation, as early as 3:45 p.m. Museum admission is not included in the donation fee. Donations will cover material costs, as well as support the Northwest Algal Symposium student scholarship fund.

Ellie Duffield is the curator of the Algal and Fungal University of Washington Culture Collection, at the University of Washington University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. This workshop is hosted in conjunction with the Northwest Algal Symposium, taking place in Vancouver May 11-13, 2012. For more information on the Northwest Algal Symposium, please check out their website.