Celebrate the iconic Southern Resident orcas throughout the month of June. Choose from events and activities — coordinated by the OrcaSalmon Alliance and partners — that bring together researchers, conservation organizations, orca lovers, and elected officials, and inspire action and advocacy efforts to protect this highly endangered population. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to get involved and participate throughout this exciting month. Scroll on down to view the many, exciting Orca Month events.
– The Orca Salmon Alliance
Events & Activities
Orca Month Events
- Wed, Jun 30Online
- Mon, Jun 28Zoom Webinar
- Sun, Jun 27Please Pre-Register for Location Info.Jun 27, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDTPlease Pre-Register for Location Info., Bothell, WA, USAJoin the Shelton View Forest Stewardship Association for volunteer work parties in Shelton View Forest! Participants must pre-register. We need your help to keep Shelton View Forest healthy! Activities include trail maintenance, garbage and invasive plant removal, plant watering, and more.
- Sat, Jun 26SeattleJun 26, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTSeattle, 1660 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126, USAAlki Kayak Tours is offering special kayak tours each Saturday in June for paddlers to learn about the Southern Resident orca. Each week will feature a new guest speaker from Washington Environmental Council. Paddle and learn!
- Fri, Jun 25OnlineJun 25, 7:00 PM PDTOnlineJoin the Salish Sea School team as we learn an Orca Introductory 101. Explore orcas in an artistic way. Amanda Colbert, co-educator and naturalist will talk about orcas in the Salish Sea, and Taylor White, volunteer and artist will lead the class through a fun exercise of drawing orcas! Cost $20 pp
- Thu, Jun 24OnlineJun 24, 7:00 PM PDTOnlineJoin Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times journalist and author of “Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home” along with Wild Orca Science and Research Director, Dr. Deborah Giles, as they discuss endangered Southern Resident killer whales, why we should have hope for their recovery, and ways you can help.
- Wed, Jun 23Online
- Sat, Jun 19SeattleJun 19, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTSeattle, 1660 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126, USAAlki Kayak Tours is offering special kayak tours each Saturday in June for paddlers to learn about the Southern Resident orca. Each week will feature a new guest speaker from Washington Environmental Council. Paddle and learn!
- Orca Month Book Club - Secrets of the Whales National Geographic Magazine May Issue Community DiscussionThu, Jun 17Online Event, Pre-Register
- Thu, Jun 17Zoom Webinar