Join us over TWO Saturdays in October (1-3 PM) as we learn more about the Southern Resident Killer whales and participate in action projects!

 

Attend both days and participate in both action items and be eligible for some cool prizes!

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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE - Day 1 out of 2

Saturday, October 16, 1-3 PM

Line up:

  1. Jay Julius, 7th generation fisherman and Lummi Nation Tribal Member, speaking on recognizing our disconnection from nature, taking responsibility for orca recovery, and moving forward as one with the earth.

  2. Taylor Redmond, student leader, speaking about the Southern Resident Orcas.

  3. Kaia Olson, student leader passionate about protecting and restoring the Earth for future generations, speaking about breaching the Lower Snake River Dams (LSRDs).

  4. Virtual LSRD letter writing campaign

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VIRTUAL CONFERENCE - Day 2 out of 2

Saturday, October 23, 1-3 PM 

Line up:

  1. Grace Ermi, Research Engineer at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, where she builds technology platforms to support wildlife research including projects related to sharks, elephants, killer whales and bottlenose dolphins! 

  2. Dr. Deborah Giles, Research Scientist at the University of Washington—monitoring the Southern Resident killer whales’ health through non-invasive sampling with Eba, her highly-trained poop detection dog. Giles collaborates with government scientists and other researchers to enhance understanding of the many impacts on these endangered whales from overfishing, pollution and noise. 

  3. Virtual letter writing campaign - Salmon allotment for Southern Resident orcas

  4.  Raffle for those that attended both conferences!!

Attendance at both days is not required.

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IN-PERSON SERVICE PROJECT

Saturday, October 16, 10AM-11:15 AM 

Forage Fish Egg Survey

How are forage fish related to orcas? Where do forage fish lay their eggs? How are forage fish doing?

 

If you live in or near Anacortes, Washington, join us for a forage fish egg survey at Fidalgo Bay Aquatic Reserve! Registration for students 10-17 years old found below.