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Sound Ecology with Cascadia Research Collective

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APRIL 14, 2016 7 – 8:30 pmSome species being studied by Cascadia Research (from top left to bottom right): humpback whale, Blainville's beaked whale, blue whale, Townsend's big eared bat, false killer whale, gray whale, killer whale with harbor porpoise.

Kiirsten Flynn, Research Biologist, SSEA Discover Speaker Series  


Kiirsten will be giving an overview of regional marine mammals that spend time in Puget Sound, the Salish Sea and off of our coast.  She will touch on the resurgence of both harbor porpoise in southern Puget Sound,  and humpbacks in the Salish Sea.  Other topics will include on-going research on these species, what do to if you see a stranded marine mammal as well as an update on the northern Puget Sound gray whales.

LOTT WET Science Center
500 Adams St NE, Olympia, Washington 98501

Sound Ecology with Cascadia Research Collective
Come join us for a fascinating evening about the work of Cascadia Research Collective.

Explore * Connect * Inspire
Discovery Speaker Series ~ Free

Cascadia Research is a non-profit, tax-exempt (recognized by the IRS under501c3) scientific and education organization based in Olympia, Washington, USA. We were founded in 1979 primarily to conduct research needed to manage and protect threatened marine mammals.

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