Friday Harbor, Wash. – The Whale Museum is holding a “Deep Dive: Salmon and Orca Recovery” Workshop over the weekend of October 12-14, 2018. The course begins on Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday afternoon. It includes evening lectures on Friday and local day field trips on Saturday and Sunday. Classroom presentations will take place in Port Angeles. The intent is to learn about salmon recovery as well as the Southern Resident Orcas.

This workshop is ideal for those wishing to continue their education as a naturalist or for those who simply have an interest in knowing more about salmon and the Southern Resident Killer Whales! In this course, participants will be immersed in a “Deep Dive” of learning about salmon, the recovery of the Elwha River and the effects this recovery has had on the nearshore ecosystem, as well as the importance of Critical Habitat to the Southern Resident Killer Whales. A field trip to the Salmon Cascades of the Sol Duc River is included, where returning coho salmon can be seen from late September into early November.

Workshop is limited to 20 participants so reserve your spot soon! Tuition includes: transportation to all field locations from Port Angeles; Reception on Friday evening; Lunches on Saturday and Sunday; Dinners on Friday and Saturday. Tuition is $325 for Museum/SSAMN members/Orca Adopters or $375 for non-members. Registration is available at The Whale Museum or via the following website:

For more information or to register, contact The Whale Museum at (360) 378-4710 ext. 30 or contact via email at: