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Orca Recovery Day

October 14, 2023 @ 9:30 am 11:00 am

Celebrate Orca Recovery Day by learning to write Haiku poetry about our friends in the sea and observing sea creatures up close in touch tanks. For all ages! Be sure to view the 5 Actions for Orcas you can do below!

Presented by: Jen Gray, Interpretive Specialist for Washington State Parks Central Whidbey Area, and Tabitha Jacobs-Mangiafico, Whidbey Coordinator for Sound Water Stewards of Island County.  

And now for an Orca Haiku Description:

Ocean fun for you, 

Design marine theme Haiku, 

Watercolors too!

Tabitha Jacobs-Mangiafico

Contact Sno-Isle Library with questions for Haiku Orca

Additional volunteers are requested: Represent Sound Water Stewards with Orca Network and Whidbey Camano Land Trust for a day camp at the Langley Whale Center.

Haiku Orca for Orca Recovery Day

We’re celebrating all of “Orca-tober,” but most events are on October 14. Find an event near you!

Thank you, Allison Rinard and Betterground for organizing and coordinating these amazing events to allow the public to get involved and take action to support Orca Recovery Day.

Contact Cindy Hansen for details.

Link to Orca Recovery Day Camp Action for Salmon Langley Whale Center event.

Orca at sunset

Coronet Bay Restoration Workparty and Walk

10 am to 1 pm

Orca recovery starts with healthy shorelines.

Join the Northwest Straits Foundation and Island County MRC in stewarding the Cornet Bay and Hoypus Point restoration sites! Together, we will be removing weeds and adding more native plants to provide shade and food for salmon and forage fish, which in turn helps our beloved Orcas! Bring your Discover Pass, water bottle, and your favorite gardening tools and gloves! Don’t miss out on doing your part for resident orcas – we need your help planting more native plants – sign up now

Cornet Bay Restoration Site is located at: 160 Cornet Bay Rd, Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Meet at 10am at the parking lot by the public restrooms. 

We will spend 2 hours stewarding Cornet Bay and then walk to Hoypus Point