Day of action planned for endangered orcas

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 1:21pm
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A first-ever region-wide day of action to connect people to Puget Sound, the critically endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales, and the work needed to save them will occur in several locations on Saturday, Nov. 10.

There will be a “Native Plants to Enhance Land and Sea” workshop from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the WSU Extension Island County, 406 N. Main St., Coupeville.

There will be a Rain Garden Planting Project at 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the WICD Office and Rain Garden Demo Site, 1 NE 4th St., Coupeville.

A “Collaboration for Conservation” Open House, Keynote and Awards Ceremony will be held at 3-5 p.m. at the Pacific Rim Institute for Environmental Stewardship, 180 Parker Road, Coupeville.

“These events are designed for everyday people to volunteer in their local community to address the known factors that directly impact the health of our local orca whale population,” a press release from Whidbey Island Conservation District states.

Visit BetterGround.org to find more detailed information of day of activities.

For information specific to the events being held on Whidbey Island, visit WhidbeyCD.org/2018pugetsoundorcarecoveryday.

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