Whale Museum’s Gear Up Workshop

Submitted by The Whale Museum.

Come join The Whale Museum’s Gear Up Workshop on Friday, April 7 from 10-5 p.m. via Zoom. This workshop’s theme will be Dam! Dams that pose barriers to fish passage, that is.

Invited Presenters include:

Dr. Lisa Crozier, NOAA, on climate change, dynamics in the marine environment, and salmon recovery

NPS Staff (TBD) giving an update on Elwha River restoration

Dr. Tommy Williams, NOAA, on the Klamath Dam removal project

Patty Dornbusch, NOAA, on the Columbia Basin Partnership process and phase 2 report

Angela Cruz, Ross Strategic Team, on the Snake River Dam removal benefit replacement report

The registration fee is $35 for non-members; $25 for current TWM or SSAMN members. Questions can be directed to Tracie Merrill at tracie@whalemuseum.org. The Zoom link and workshop agenda will be sent to registrants at an email provided at registration closer to the start of the workshop. Register at https://whalemuseum.org/products/gear-up-virtual-workshop-2023?_pos=1&_sid=a5533e036&_ss=r.

The Whale Museum is located in Friday Harbor at 62 First St. N. Founded in 1976, The Whale Museum’s mission is to promote stewardship of whales and the Salish Sea ecosystem through education and research. In addition to providing exhibits, the Museum also provides programs including the Marine Naturalist Training, Orca Adoption Program, SeaSound Acoustics Program, Soundwatch, San Juan County Marine Mammal Stranding Network, and the Whale Hotline. The Whale Museum can be found online at www.whalemuseum.org.