Celebrate Orca Recovery Day!

Volunteer to improve habitat! Portions of Bothell’s largest park, the former Wayne Golf Course, are a migratory corridor for Chinook salmon in the Sammamish River and potential habitat for Coho at the confluence of Waynita Creek. As this amazing property transforms from a golf course into a public open space, volunteers are offered the opportunity to help improve the habitat. By controlling non-native and invasive weeds, and protecting native trees and vegetation, we’re able to improve water quality for salmon and down the line provide more prey for killer whales in Puget Sound!

Join us in to celebrate Orca Recovery Day, October 17th! We’re offering different shifts to ensure COVID-safe small groups (fewer than five people total). Consider signing up your household for a fun, educational, family outing.

Due to COVID precautions we ask all volunteers bring their own gloves, food and water, and wear mask. Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, under 18 need a signed release form by a parent.

Shifts are 9:00am – 11:00am, 11:30am – 1:30pm, and 2:00 – 4:00pm.

To sign up, please email director@whalescout.org with your name, requested shift start time, number of people in your group, and phone number. We’re asking for firm, committed RSVP’s only. Upon confirmation, your RSVP will hold your spot ensuring the group size does not exceed five people. Thank you for your cooperation!

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