Marine Mammals of the Salish Sea: A Guide to Identification and Responsible Viewing – Rosario
February 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Guide: Erin Johns Gless
Erin Gless is the Executive Director of the Pacific Whale Watch Association. She holds a BS in Biology with Marine Emphasis from Western Washington University as well as a BS in Public Relations and a BA in Spanish from the University of Miami. She has been a passionate member of the whale-watching community since 2008, working as a whale-watching naturalist in both Southern California and the Salish Sea. She is particularly interested in the region’s baleen whale species – minke whales, gray whales, and humpback whales.
Marine Mammals of the Salish Sea: A Guide to Identification and Responsible Viewing
Have you ever wondered how to tell a gray whale from a humpback whale or a seal from a sea lion? A Bigg’s killer whale from a Southern Resident or a river otter from a sea otter? This class is for you! Join Erin Johns Gless of the Pacific Whale Watch Association as she shares facts about the Salish Sea’s most common marine mammals, tips on identifying them, and guidance on viewing them responsibly.
Add this field trip to your 2/4 Sound Waters University General Admission ticket.
This session will be mostly indoors and no significant hiking or walking is required.
Meet up: Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory (Library)
Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory
15510 Rosario Beach Road
Anacortes, WA 98221