Orca Network, Whale Scout and The Whale Trail are teaming up to provide education about Whales In Your Neighborhood on June 3, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at various locations throughout the region. Meet up with an expert naturalist at a local park to search for and learn more about land based whale watching and the whales who live in the Salish Sea, in particular our endangered Southern Resident orcas. This event is part of Orca Awareness Month.
Confirmed Locations include:
Constellation Park (Charles Richey Sr. Viewpoint), Seattle – at the Whale Trail sign, with local naturalist Kersti Muul
Coupeville Wharf, Coupevlle. This event will take place from 3:00 to 5:00 with a special ceremony for the brand new Coupeville whale bell. Fort Casey State Park, Coupeville. Near the gun battery
Lime Kiln Point State Park, Friday Harbor – at the observation wall
Owen Beach, Tacoma
Point No Point, Hansville – at the Whale Trail sign
Seahurst Park, Burien – at the playground area
Westside Preserve, Friday Harbor – at the middle pullout
For more information and a list of updated locations, visit www.orcamonth.com.
Questions? Contact Cindy Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-223-5666
Location note: Seattle Parks’ Richey Viewpoint runs parallel to Beach Drive SW roughly from Alki Point to 63rd Ave. SW, and includes Constellation Park as well as an area of Marine Reserve at the end of 63rd Ave SW.