Monday, Apr 8, 2019 (Note date change)
7:00 Social; 7:30 Program
Padilla Bay Interpretive Center
10441 Bayview Edison Road Mount Vernon
Bioluminescence is what makes some ocean organisms appear to glow. It is a chemical reaction caused by the oxidation of a light producing compound known as luciferin. When this happens energy is released in the form of light. There are two main ways that organisms achieve this ability to light up the darkness.
Chandler Colahan earned a BA degree in Ocean Science, Education, and Creative Expression from Western Washington University, Fairhaven College. She’s taught kids, managed passengers and crew on ships, and counted jellyfish from a small plane. Maybe she'll tell us the best places to stir up phytoplankton with a kayak paddle.