Join the Orca Salmon Alliance as we kick off the 15th annual Orca Month. This year’s theme “We Are Family” underscores the distinct connection between Southern Resident orca lives and human lives.
The virtual kick-off event is emceed by Alan Budwill of the Kent and Alan radio show, and includes:
– Presentations by Washington Poet Laureate Rena Priest, Washington Representative Debra Lekanoff and California U.S. Representative Jared Huffman
– Narrated video footage of Southern Resident orcas
– Research webinar with Ken Balcomb and Michael Weiss of the Center for Whale Research, Mike Ford of NOAA Fisheries, Monika Wieland Shields of Orca Behavior Institute, and Dr. Deborah Giles of Wild Orca
– Kid-friendly videos
– Video series – Zoom Around the World with Orcas
Please visit orcamonth.com for information on additional events throughout the month of June