January 26, 2019           10:00 AM to 4:30 PM PST
(registration 9:00 to 10:00 AM)

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Coupeville Middle School Performing Arts Center 
501 S. Main St.
Coupeville, WA 98239

Driving Directions 


 ~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.   

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 Ways of Whales, or on the web here, for gifts, books, DVDs & more!

        And Available NOW -                  FRAGILE WATERS DVDs!               

Buy your copy at the Ways of Whales workshop, or from our Orca Network/Whale Center webshop.

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


105 Anthes, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA
Open 11am to 5 pm, Thursday through Monday  



Join us for Ways of Whales 2019 in Coupeville!


 Don't miss our 2019 Ways of Whales workshop Saturday, January 26th, 2019

  Remembering J50 'Scarlet'
Photo by David Ellifrit


9:00 - 10:00 - Registration/Networking

10:00 - 10:45 - Welcome/Whale Sightings Update/Tokitae Update - Susan Berta and Howard Garrett
The Great Salish Sea - Dana Lyons
A Puget Sound Orca in Captivity - Sandra Pollard

10:45 - 11:45 - Making a Mark: Photo ID Of Harbor Porpoises in the Salish Sea - Dr. Cindy Elliser, Pacific Mammal Research 

11:45 - 12:00 - BREAK

12:00 - 12:45 - Harbor Porpoise in the Inland Waters of Washington State: an Overview of the Health, and Diseases of our Salish Sea Neighbors - Dr. Stephanie Norman, Marine-Med/Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network

12:45 - 1:45 - LUNCH/Networking

1:45 - 2:30 -  Nearshore Habitat Protection: Regulatory Reform and Bold Actions for OrcasAmy Carey, Sound Action

2:30 - 3:15 - Toxic Contaminant Patterns in Pacific Herring, Chinook Salmon and Southern Resident Killer Whales Provide Insights into Whale Foraging and ConservationSandra O'Neill, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife -

3:15 - 3:30 - BREAK

3:30 - 4:30 - Southern Resident Killer Whale Research Update – What’s New, Newly Rediscovered, and What’s Coming in 2019 - Dr. Deborah Giles, Wild Orca


Teacher clock hours are available through the Heritage Institute


L92 'Crewser' Photo by Katie Jones


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



but Walk - Ins are Welcome!  

Click here to Register!

Registration fee:  $35, or $25 senior/student    
Refunds are no longer available if you need to cancel. We apologize for the inconvenience.  

Optional lunch: $10 (or bring a sack lunch and join us in the cafeteria). LUNCH: Turkey, Vegetarian or Vegan wrap through Spin Cafe.
There are only a few lunches left - please contact cindy@orcanetwork.org if we have reached the limit to see if there are any extras.

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


       Join us afterwards at Ciao in Coupeville
     for a post-workshop no-host
     social time, eats and drinks.