Orca Month Activities at Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Transient Orca photo by Carl Wodenscheck June 2010 is Orca Month, and in recognition of the iconic mammal and its place in the Puget Sound ecosystem, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center at Fort Worden is producing a number of intriguing events for the public. The cost for each event is included with exhibit admission (Adults $5, Youth $3, members are

Saturday June 19th, 2:30pm
Marine Exhibit
Communication in Orca Societies

Hands on activities explore how orcas communicate and work together in family groups, and how these groups relate to what they eat and where they live.

Thursday and Friday, June 24th and 25th, 1-3pm
Natural History Exhibit
Orca Bone Atlas Open House

Learn about our unique bone atlas, which documents the skeleton of a transient orca, from the volunteers who are bringing this exciting project to life. You’ll also get to see how and why we made a set of false orca teeth.