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Whale Scout volunteers teach that protecting whales starts before waters reach the ocean near our homes and backyards. Director Whitney Neugebauer’s backyard happens to be in Bothell where the city recently purchased an 89- acre golf course turning the land into a public park with nearly a mile of Sammamish River shoreline. Home to Chinook, Coho and Sockeye salmon, there is an obvious connection between the park and orcas – but a city park is more than just about the wildlife, its about people, too.

Whale conservation group Whale Scout and students from the Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish Tribes attending the Northwest Indian College last Saturday planted 800 beach plants on the east side of the mouth of the Elwha River.

Over the last year Whale Scout has grown by leaps and bounds! Help us launch a huge new program in 2018 called PodMatch. Learn more!