Lightning Talks: Orcas
When June 17, 2021 at 6pm Pacific time
In celebration of Orca Action Month, please join us for our next virtual Lightning Talks event—devoted to all things orca!
Discover more about these majestic icons of the Pacific Northwest and learn about efforts to save their struggling population during a series of fascinating, five-minute talks from our panel of experts. You’ll come away with a stockpile of fun facts to amaze your friends and inspired to take action on behalf of our region’s beloved orcas.
Registration will close at 4pm Pacific time on June 17. By registering, you'll receive a direct link to the broadcast after 4pm on the day of the event.
Topics and Speakers
Everybody Loves a Pooping Whale: What Scat Can Tell Us About the Health of the Whales
Dr. Debora Giles—Wild Orca
In Search of Silent Seas: from the Salish Sea to the Coral Triangle
Dr. Erin Ashe—Oceans Initiative
The Dangerous Road Ahead: Assessing Coho Salmon Sensitivity to Urban Stormwater Runoff
Jasmine Prat—NOAA Fisheries
Who Are the Southern Resident Orcas Anyway?
Jenny Atkinson—The Whale Museum
Sustainable Whale Watching
Jilann Lechner Campbell—Vancouver Island Whale Watch