PenderBlog From The Pender Islands Of Canada

July 8, 2009

Orca Day 2009

Filed under: Nature watch — Jocko @ 4:13 pm

Submitted by Parks Canada:


Get to know your local whales


Thieves Bay Park & Marina, Pender Island

Saturday, July 18 Starting at 3pm

•  3pm – 5:30pm  Expert presentations by Centre for Whale Research (including Orca ID & vocal station) and Soundwatch; Children’s Activities with Parks Canada and Jeff Hogan/Killer Whale Tales

•  5:30pm – 7 pm  Bring your own Picnic; live Local Music by Ptarmigan Music Society; Ask The Experts Q&A

Limited parking.  Please walk, bike and use Car Stops.  If you must drive, ride share.  Please bring your own chair and water bottle.

For more information  call Parks Canada at 250-629-6137

Orca Day presented by: Gulf Islands National Park Reserve; Pender Islands Conservancy Assn. (PICA); Pender Islands Animal Welfare Society (PAWS); Ptarmigan Music Society; Pender Island Power and Sail Squadron; Vancouver Island South District – Canadian Power and Sail Squadron.

Shuttle available for Otter Bay, Port Browning and Poets Cove Marina patrons.  Thanks to Pender Island Realty and Pender Island Waste Management for their support.

For the promotional poster click here:  orcadayposter.pdf

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