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July 2016

International Save The Vaquita Day 2016

July 9, 2016

"We are doing everything we can to reverse the Vaquita's decline, from online awareness to in-person outreach. One of our biggest efforts has been International Save the Vaquita Day, which has taken place on the second Saturday of July since 2013. ISTVD is a worldwide celebration of the Vaquita and the people trying to save it, through tables, festivals, and much more. This year it is on July 9, and we are going to make the event bigger than ever!…

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September 2016

2nd Annual Pembrokeshire Porpoise Symposium

September 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Merlin Theatre, Pembrokeshire College Haverfordwest, United Kingdom + Google Map
£5

Sea Trust invites you to come and get to know about these fascinating little cetaceans where and when to see them and why Pembrokeshire is so important to them. Why do we need to protect them? How are they protected? Where can I see them? Are they really our porpoises? Porpoise Photo ID. Find out much more from our guest speakers Malcolm Barradell, Dr Rob Davies, Cliff Benson. Many thanks to Pembrokeshire College for hosting this event. Entry £5 at…

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November 2016

24th Annual Marine Mammal Symposium

November 26, 2016
University of British Columbia, Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory, 2202 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada
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Join the University of British Columbia's Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory for presentations as well as discussion on issues that concern us all. This meeting is open to students, researchers, educators, businesses and others involved with marine mammals. Anyone in one or more of these categories is welcome to attend.

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May 2017

VSB Sustainability Conference

May 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Eric Hamber Secondary School, 5025 Willow St
Vancouver, BC V5Z 3S1 Canada
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The VSB will be hosting its fifth district-wide Sustainability Conference this year on May 5th, 2017 at Eric Hamber Secondary. The day will include keynote speakers, two workshops sessions, a zero-waste lunch, a NGO Fair and Networking & School Planning sessions. The Conference welcomes students, teachers, administrators, and PAC members from all 18 Vancouver secondary schools, as well as board staff and trustees, out-of-district attendees, and elementary school teachers. Building upon the successes of past conferences, VSBSC 2017 hopes to:…

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June 2017

World Oceans Day Celebration

June 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fisherman’s Wharf, 21 Erie Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1Y4 Canada
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The goal of this annual event is to educate the public about the diversity and importance of marine life in the Salish Sea, and to raise funds to support local marine conservation efforts. This year, we are encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future.

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July 2017

International Save the Vaquita Day 2017

July 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The first Saturday after the 4th of July has been designated as International Save the Vaquita Day. This is intended to be an annual event with a specific focus on raising awareness and appreciation of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus). Events around the globe direct the attention of people to the plight of this tiny porpoise species, and what needs to be done to save it from extinction. There are booths, games, music, free prizes,…

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November 2017

25th Annual B.C. Marine Mammal Symposium

November 25, 2017
University of British Columbia, Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory, 2202 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada
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Free

Join the University of British Columbia's Aquatic Ecosystem Research Laboratory for presentations as well as discussion on issues that concern us all. This meeting is open to students, researchers, educators, businesses and others involved with marine mammals. Anyone in one or more of these categories is welcome to attend. The event will also be broadcast live on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtoEaTNkAfY Porpoise Conservation Society president Dr. Anna Hall will talk about her trip to Mexico and VaquitaCPR's one-month mission to save the…

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April 2018

2018 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

April 4 - April 6
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference is the largest most comprehensive event of its kind in the region. The purpose of the conference is to assemble scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community and business leaders, policy makers, educators, and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea ecosystem. The Porpoise Conservation Society is partnering with Pacific Mammal Research in Washington…

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June 2018

World Oceans Day at Fisherman’s Wharf

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fisherman’s Wharf, 21 Erie Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1Y4 Canada
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"On Sunday, June 10, bring the family to Fisherman's Wharf to learn all about the Salish Sea. Talk to a wide variety of research, education and conservation organizations, learn about your own impact, and find out what you can do get involved, reduce plastic pollution and #KeepOceansBlue. There will be plenty of activities for all ages!" We will participate with our own booth to talk about porpoises in the Salish Sea (and elsewhere). Come join us!

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July 2018

International Save the Vaquita Day

July 7

The first Saturday after the 4th of July has been designated as International Save the Vaquita Day. This is intended to be an annual event with a specific focus on raising awareness and appreciation of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus). Events around the globe direct the attention of people to the plight of this tiny porpoise species, and what needs to be done to save it from extinction. There are booths, games, music, free prizes,…

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