Celebrate Orca Month Restoring Salmon Habitat

Celebrate Orca Month by restoring salmon habitat at the former Wayne Golf Course, a City of Bothell park! Portions of the park 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 …

Sammamish River Kayak Tour, June 11th

Take a salmon-eye view of the Sammamish River to learn more about orcas and the ways salmon use the river system to complete their life-cycle. Whale Scout naturalists will offer a morning of adventure, exploration, and fun kayaking along the Sammamish River in Bothell. Prior to setting off on a one-hour round trip tour, we’ll …

Orca Month Book Club, June 23rd

Read along with Whale Scout and Whale & Dolphin Conservation for Orca Month! We’re diving into the 2022 theme “Stream to Sea” to explore how recovering rivers and watersheds is essential for the Southern Resident orcas. This year, we’re reading “Recovering a Lost River” by Steven Hawley. This book argues for the need to remove …

Cairn Community Pint Night Benefitting Whale Scout June 30th

Celebrate Orca Month with a cold drink! Please join us for a Community Pint Night on June 30th featuring Whale Scout! Cairn will donate 10% of ALL Sales (Beer, Wine, Cider, Merch, Cans To-Go, Anything!) directly to Whale Scout. 4pm – 9pm. All ages welcome in the building! Learn more about Cairn Brewing!

Volunteer to Restore Habitat

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 …

Orcas and the Green-Duwamish River

Orcas need salmon to survive and all of us can make a difference where we live in the Green-Duwamish watershed. Join your community and the rugby sports team, The Seattle Seawolves to get your hands dirty at Riverbend North in Tukwila. The event is June 4th and is a part of Orca Action Month, a …

Volunteer on an island in Puget Sound

Join Whale Scout as King County Parks hosts us at one of our favorite sites – the Maury Island Marine Park! We’ve been volunteering to reforest this former mine site since 2016 and have also participated in beach cleanups along this beautiful stretch of shoreline. In fact, this shoreline is the longest natural, undeveloped shoreline in all of King …

Diverse Voices Student Internship Opportunity

Whale Scout, a nonprofit organization based in King County, Washington is looking for student summer interns to assist with salmon habitat restoration and outreach and education activities with diverse audiences. Dedicated to protecting Pacific Northwest whales through land-based conservation experiences, Whale Scout takes a boots-on-the-ground approach to recovering endangered Southern Resident killer whales and the …

Online volunteers needed!

Help orcas from your keyboard, right at home. We need help with simple data entry tasks to build our website database connecting orca enthusiasts with volunteer opportunities for salmon (PodMatch.org). We’re looking for volunteers to help enter events. Computer skills needed: basic use of the internet and copy and pasting. Whale Scout will provide training. …

Earth Day Volunteering with Whale Scout

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 …