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Ways of Whales Workshop
January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm$35
Orca Network’s annual Ways of Whales Workshop will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018, 10:00 am until 4:30 pm at the Coupeville Middle School Performing Arts Center, 501 S. Main St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA.
The 2018 Ways of Whales workshop features presentations on a wide variety of cetaceans, from blue and humpback whales to the endangered Southern Resident Community of orcas and their primary prey Chinook salmon.
The day will feature presentations by the region’s top cetacean experts and advocates, including:
Howard Garrett and the Lummi Nation:
Update on Lolita/Tokitae
Thomas Quinn, School of Aquatic and Fishery Science, U.W.:
Resident Salmon in the Salish Sea
John Calambokidis, Cascadia Research:
Blue and Humpback Whales
Rick Huey, Washington State Ferries:
Environmental Protection and Marine Mammal Monitoring during Ferry Terminal Construction
John and Olivia Carpenter:
Ride for the Orcas
Updated Return of the King footage
And a special performance of The Great Salish Sea by Dana Lyons
Environmental education displays and materials will be available throughout the day, including a table from Orca Network’s Langley Whale Center gift shop, with whale books, DVDs, CDs, field guides and more.
Cost of the workshop is $35 ($25 for Students/Seniors), and a hot lunch is available for purchase for an additional $10 (for those who pre-register before January 14th, or on an as-available basis after this date).
Thank you to our sponsor, the Captain Whidbey Inn
Please join us after the workshop at the CAPTAIN WHIDBEY Lounge for a post-workshop no-host social time, drinks and eats.
Pre-registration is highly recommended, as seating is limited. Further information and online registration are available at www.orcanetwork.org. Questions? Contact Orca Network at [email protected] or 360-331-3543 or 1-866-ORCANET.
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