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Orca Recovery Day 2022

October 15, 2022 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Sponsored by Conservation Districts of the Puget Sound and partner organizations, including Sound Water Stewards

Events on Whidbey Island are listed on Whidbey Conservation District website

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Snohomish Conservation District: planting along a stream, with guided nature walks and activities for kids. REGISTER
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Strawberry Fields Athletic Complex; 6100 152nd St NE, Marysville, WA 98271
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Stations: Riparian planting, kids activities, two guided nature walks at 10:30 am and 11:30 am

Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group: Planting Party
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: South Fork Skagit River at intersection of Dike and Johnson roads.
Time: 10am – 1pm

When it comes to the fight for our orcas, we all have something to bring to the table.

In 2018, the world watched as Tahlequah, a Southern Resident Killer Whale, carried her dead calf for 17 days, traveling almost 1,000 miles off the Pacific Northwest coast before letting go. Tahlequah isn’t the first grieving orca mother- unfortunately, hers was one of many calf deaths across the past two decades. According to the Center for Whale Research, approximately 75 percent of newborns in the Southern Resident killer whale population have not survived.

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