Join Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times journalist and author of “Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home” along with Wild Orca Science and Research Director, Dr. Deborah Giles, as they discuss endangered Southern Resident killer whales, why we should have hope for their recovery, and the important ways individuals can make a difference by using their voice as engaged citizens.
Thursday, June 24th 2021 @ 6:00PM PDT
LYNDA V. MAPES is an award-winning journalist and author of five books, including Elwha: A River Reborn and Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak. She lives in Seattle.
DR. DEBORAH GILES is one of the world’s leading experts on the Southern Resident killer whales. Giles serves as the Science & Research Director for Wild Orca, and as a Research Scientist at the University of Washington—monitoring the Southern Resident killer whales’ health through non-invasive sampling.