Way of Whales Workshop January 29th, 2011

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CWR 2007 (photo by Dave Ellifrit)

Do you love whales?

Are you a naturalist, researcher, educator, or someone who thrills at seeing whales and wants to learn more about these amazing beings that live in the Salish Sea and beyond?

Then this workshop is for you!


Coupeville Middle School Performing Arts Center
501 So. Main St.
Coupeville, WA 98239

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Saturday January 29, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM PST

Orca Network invites you to join us at our annual workshop
about the wonders of Pacific Northwest Whales and research being conducted to learn more about the whales in our region and protect them for future generations.

This year’s workshop includes presentations by:

~John Calambokidis, Cascadia Research – Blues, Grays, Humpbacks, and unusual species in Puget Sound

~Brad Hanson, NOAA Fisheries NWFSC – Satellite tagging of
orcas and other cetaceans to determine travels and habitats

~Monika Wieland, Photographer/Naturalist – Calls of the Southern Resident orcas – learn how to speak the local orca dialect!

~Suzanne Chisholm, Mountainside Films -Japan’s Taiji dolphin drive, and solitary orcas Luna & Morgan

~Carol Ray, former SeaWorld trainer – Tillikum, the orca at SeaWorld Orlando, and a behind-the-scene look at the marine park industry

Environmental education displays and materials will be available throughout the day as well.

Cost of the workshop is $25, with lunch available for purchase for an additional $10 (for those who pre-register by Jan. 25) .
See you there!

If you have questions about the event or registration process, or are interested in volunteering at the event, please contact Orca Network.


Susan Berta & Howard Garrett
Orca Network

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