– The Oregon Chapter of the American Cetacean Society is having their monthly speaker series meeting on Saturday September 21st from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. The meeting will be held at the Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye, Newport, OR. The event is free and open to the public. Join us as Colleen Weiler of Whale & Dolphin Conservation discusses the Southern Resident Killer Whales.
Colleen is the Whale & Dolphin Conservation (WDC) Fellow, Rekos Fellowship for Orca Conservation. She also serves on Governor Inslee’s Orca Recovery Task Force. She will be discussing the status of the Southern Resident Killer Whales and the progress of the Governor’s Task Force and implementation plan. Year two of the Task Force ends in October and their final report is due in November. There is still time for public comment on their final recommendations, join us to learn more.
Also, mark your calendars for the following upcoming speaker series events:
Saturday October 19, 2019 “Tracking Humpback Whales in Oregon and Washington”
Saturday November 16, 2019 “Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia” Our annual silent auction will also be held during this meeting. Shop for ocean themed items at very reasonable prices. Proceeds help fund the Oregon Chapter’s student grant program.
Contact Joy Primrose, ACS Oregon Chapter President at firstname.lastname@example.org or (541) 517-8754 for more information.
The American Cetacean Society protects whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats. The non-profit organization was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in San Pedro, CA. Information on the ACS can be found on the website: http://www.acsonline.org
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