Porpathon 2016!

Join Pacific Biodiversity Institute and our voluteer wildlife observers for a Salish Sea wildlife observation blitz--the Porpathon! On Saturday October 1, 2016, get out on the water, your deck, or your favorite spot to watch the waves and let us know about the marine wildlife you see. Or you can join one of our staff or a wildlife observation citizen scientist at several observation points around the Salish Sea to participate in group observations and learn more!

No training or experience is required. Sign up by emailing porpoise@pacificbio.org and you will receive a free marine wildlife species ID guide, guide to suggested viewing locations and designated lookouts, and instructions on how to submit your sightings. Share your sightings all day on social media, too, with #porpathon2016. Great for the whole family, and great for Salish Sea conservation! You can relax by the seashore and watch marine wildlife and contribute your observations to conservation science.

Contact us at porpoise@pacificbio.org for more information.

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