June 10, 2017         
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM PST

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Whidbey Children's Theater 
723 Camano Ave
Langley, WA

Driving Directions 

                     STAY THE WEEKEND                        on BEAUTIFUL WHIDBEY ISLAND!  


                         FERRY INFORMATION

 ~Reservations required/recommended for Port Townsend-Coupeville Ferry and San Juan Island/Anacortes ferries (though they reserve some space for non-reserved cars).                                

~Mukilteo ferry runs every 30 minutes, but allow extra time in case of a line. Use "ferry cams" to check on wait lines at the link below.                                           ~Whidbey Island is also connected to the mainland via the Deception Pass Bridge at the north end of the Island.

For ferry schedules & information, visit the WA State Ferries website here.   

Sadly  Island Transit has CANCELLED SATURDAY BUS SERVICE on Whidbey Island.

If you are interested in car-pooling, please send an email to cindy@orcanetwork.org and we will try to match you up with others coming from your area.           


Cindy Hansen 
Orca Network 


Visit Orca Network's  Langley Whale Center Gift Shop at Orcas In Our Midst, or on the web here,    



Join us for the Orcas In Our Midst Workshop on Whidbey Island!

  J2, J22 and J34 ~ Photo: Sara Hysong-Shimazu


Orcas In Our Midst agenda:

9:30 – 10:30   Sign-In/Registration, Coffee, Displays, Silent Auction

10:30 – 10:45  Welcome to Orcas In Our Midst ~ Susan Berta and Howard Garrett, Orca Network

10:45 – 11:45  The Secrets of Paternity in the Southern Resident Killer Whale Population, Mike Ford, NOAA

11:45 - 12:00  Break

12:00 – 12:30  Orca Ethics, Gay Bradshaw (video presentation), Kerulos Center, Author of Carnivore Minds

12:30 – 1:30   LUNCH ~ in the middle school cafeteria. Network and visit displays in lobby.

1:30 – 1:45     Local Citizen Activism for Orcas, Katherine Jensen and Debra Ellers, North Olympic Orca Pod

1:45 – 2:30     How do Orcas Feel when Beloved Family Member Die ~ Howard Garrett, Orca Network

2:30 – 3:15     Environmental Grief: Losing our Pod Members, Kriss Kevorkian, PhD

3:15 – 3:3      Break           

3:30 – 4:30     Salish Sea Marine Survival Project, Jacques White, Long Live the Kings

Click here to Register!

Registration fee:  $35, or $25 senior/student                        Optional lunch: $10 (or bring a sack lunch and join us in the cafeteria)

LUNCH is a sandwich wrap from Spin Cafe with a choice of turkey, vegetarian, or vegan

Arrive early to visit educational displays and network while you enjoy coffee and morning snacks.  


Please check back for updated information, and contact Orca Network with any questions at cindy@orcanetwork.org or 360 223-5666


Find out about additional Orca Awareness Month events here

Thanks for Supporting Orca Network - and helping us help the whales ~