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2024 Orca Month Events

  • Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | Portland Book Launch
    Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | Portland Book Launch
    Tue, Jun 18
    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
    Jun 18, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    Jun 18, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    Experience the living Columbia River through visual photographic storytelling and personal connection. Big River: Resilience and Renewal in the Columbia Basin is a brand new book and visual storytelling campaign launching June 2024 exploring the Columbia River system and its expansive watershed.
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  • Underwater Orca Painting Class
    Underwater Orca Painting Class
    Wed, Jun 19
    Shelton
    Jun 19, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Shelton, 221 W Railroad Ave suite d, Shelton, WA 98584, USA
    Jun 19, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Shelton, 221 W Railroad Ave suite d, Shelton, WA 98584, USA
    Join us for this lovely underwater orca paint class! Class starts at 5:30pm $40 Per Person Price includes all supplies and instructions as well as complimentary soft drinks and snacks!
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  • Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | The Dalles Book Launch
    Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | The Dalles Book Launch
    Wed, Jun 19
    Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
    Jun 19, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Columbia Gorge Discovery Center , 5000 Discovery Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058, USA
    Jun 19, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Columbia Gorge Discovery Center , 5000 Discovery Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058, USA
    Experience the living Columbia River through visual photographic storytelling and personal connection. Big River: Resilience and Renewal in the Columbia Basin is a brand new book and visual storytelling campaign launching June 2024 exploring the Columbia River system and its expansive watershed.
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  • Stream Team Work Party
    Stream Team Work Party
    Thu, Jun 20
    3057 E Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    3057 E Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    3057 E Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226, USA
    Support planting maintenance that will protect the water flowing into the South Fork Nooksack River and vital Spring Chinook spawning grounds!
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  • Third Thursday - Orca Month
    Third Thursday - Orca Month
    Thu, Jun 20
    Foss Waterway Seaport
    Jun 20, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
    Join the Seaport for an action-packed Third Thursday! Starting at 4:30pm, Orca Network will be hosting some family-friendly group activities. At 6pm, join them for some presentations about the Whales of the Salish Sea and Whale Safe Boating.
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  • Orca Night at Campfire Coffee
    Orca Night at Campfire Coffee
    Thu, Jun 20
    Campfire Coffee
    Jun 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Campfire Coffee , 1554 Market St #101, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Campfire Coffee , 1554 Market St #101, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
    Join us for an exciting evening of Orca talk, VR experiences, good coffee and good times. Dept. of F&W will also have an Orca Skull onsite!
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  • Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | Richland Book Launch
    Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | Richland Book Launch
    Thu, Jun 20
    Richland Library
    Jun 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Richland Library , 955 Northgate Dr, Richland, WA 99352, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Richland Library , 955 Northgate Dr, Richland, WA 99352, USA
    Experience the living Columbia River through visual photographic storytelling and personal connection. Big River: Resilience and Renewal in the Columbia Basin is a brand new book and visual storytelling campaign launching June 2024 exploring the Columbia River system and its expansive watershed.
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  • A Picture of Health: Southern Resident Killer Whale Photogrammetry Research
    A Picture of Health: Southern Resident Killer Whale Photogrammetry Research
    Thu, Jun 20
    The Whale Museum
    Jun 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Whale Museum, 62 First St N, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Whale Museum, 62 First St N, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA
    Join us on June 20 at 7 p.m. at The Whale Museum for an evening of education with Dr. Holly Fearnbach. Dr. Holly Fearnbach will talk about SR3's long-term aerial photogrammetry research on the endangered population of Southern Resident killer whales.
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  • Volunteer to Restore Salmon Habitat
    Volunteer to Restore Salmon Habitat
    Sat, Jun 22
    Former Wayne Golf Course
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Former Wayne Golf Course, 16721 96th Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Former Wayne Golf Course, 16721 96th Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011, USA
    Join us to care for new native plantings at the former Wayne Golf Course. Vegetation will help shade and cool and clean a small stream emptying into the Sammamish River. Healthy riparian forests control erosion of river banks and host insects young salmon need early in life.
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  • Forest Restoration at Skyway Park
    Forest Restoration at Skyway Park
    Sat, Jun 22
    Skyway Park
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Skyway Park, 12010 71st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Skyway Park, 12010 71st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178, USA
    Join us in restoring the health of Skyway Park. Year-round projects often include removal of aggressive plants that can harm plant diversity, spreading woodchip mulch, weeding previously planted sites, and other park improvement projects.
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  • Orca Day 2024
    Orca Day 2024
    Sat, Jun 22
    Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center, 2030 SE Marine Science Dr, Newport, OR 97365, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center, 2030 SE Marine Science Dr, Newport, OR 97365, USA
    June is Orca Month in the Pacific Northwest! Join the American Cetacean Society-Oregon Chapter to learn about and celebrate orcas!
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  • Big Soos Creek Salmon Restoration Event
    Big Soos Creek Salmon Restoration Event
    Sat, Jun 22
    Covington
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Covington, 15583 SE 283rd Pl, Covington, WA 98042, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Covington, 15583 SE 283rd Pl, Covington, WA 98042, USA
    Join Orca Conservancy along with our partner the Green River Coalition in helping the endangered Southern Resident killer whales by restoring critical salmon habitat.
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  • Orca Action Month Salmon Habitat Restoration in Woodinville
    Orca Action Month Salmon Habitat Restoration in Woodinville
    Sat, Jun 22
    Woodinville
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Woodinville, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Woodinville, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA
    Join Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group to restore Chinook salmon habitat on the King County Parks-owned West Sammamish River Trail in Woodinville!
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  • Orca Learning & Adventure Day
    Orca Learning & Adventure Day
    Sat, Jun 22
    Washington Park
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Washington Park, Sunset Beach, Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Washington Park, Sunset Beach, Anacortes, WA 98221, USA
    Join us for a day of fun and learning about orcas with face painting, games, intertidal exploration, and choosing a person commitment to helping orcas at home!
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  • Solstice Salmon Days
    Solstice Salmon Days
    Sat, Jun 22
    Finnriver Farm & Cidery
    Jun 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Rd, Chimacum, WA 98325, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Rd, Chimacum, WA 98325, USA
    An all-ages gathering of salmon education and celebration! Booths, games, crafts! Meet Fin the giant Salmon in the yard.  With Salish Sea Makers Market on 6/22 from 12-5pm.
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  • Solstice Salmon Days
    Solstice Salmon Days
    Sun, Jun 23
    Finnriver Farm & Cidery
    Jun 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Rd, Chimacum, WA 98325, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Rd, Chimacum, WA 98325, USA
    An all-ages gathering of salmon education and celebration! Booths, games, crafts! Meet Fin the giant Salmon in the yard. 
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  • Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | Spokane Book Launch
    Big River, Resilience & Renewal in the Columbia Basin | Spokane Book Launch
    Sun, Jun 23
    Magic Lantern Theatre
    Jun 23, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Magic Lantern Theatre, 25 W Main Ave #125, Spokane, WA 99201, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Magic Lantern Theatre, 25 W Main Ave #125, Spokane, WA 99201, USA
    Experience the living Columbia River through visual photographic storytelling and personal connection. Big River: Resilience and Renewal in the Columbia Basin is a brand new book and visual storytelling campaign launching June 2024 exploring the Columbia River system and its expansive watershed.
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  • Free Whale Talks
    Free Whale Talks
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 23
    San Juan County Park
    Jun 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    San Juan County Park, 15 San Juan Park Rd, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    San Juan County Park, 15 San Juan Park Rd, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA
    Join us for an evening of whale talks at the Day Use Area in San Juan County Park! We are land-based Naturalists educating locals and visitors about the Salish Sea, the whales, what threatens their livelihood, and what we can do to help!
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