Monthly Speaker Series

On Summer Break

American Cetacean Society Puget Sound Chapter

The Puget Sound Chapter of the American Cetacean Society is a group of people who are interested in whales and the environment they live in. We are part of a national organization; our focus is on international natural science and news about cetaceans, with a special interest in our local orcas and local environment. New members are welcome.

News & Events - Summer 2024 - We're Turning 25 & Now Accepting Travel Grant Proposals!

Celebrate our 25th birthday with us on August 14th from 5pm to 9pm at Golden Gardens! We'll be at picnic tables 20 and 21. Can't wait to see friends new and old, and talk about what we've accomplished over the past quarter century and all the work yet to be done for the cetaceans of the Salish Sea.

We are now accepting proposals for our 2024 Student Travel Grants to the 25th SMM conference in Perth, Australia!

Past News

Three student travel grants were awarded to the the Society for Marine Mammalogy's 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in San Francisco - more.

Interested in Whales, Dolphins, and the Marine Environment?
Our Speaker Series meetings are free and open to the general public...

Our monthly Speaker Series meetings run from September through June, with a break in December. Join us on the 3rd Wednesday every other month at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, Room 6, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, just north of the Woodland Park Zoo. Directions. Doors open at 7, the meeting starts at 7:30, and ends by 9 pm.

Information on upcoming and past speakers and topics can be found in our Speaker Series pages. ACS/PS Speaker Series programs are all completely free to the public (although if you can bring a buck or two to drop in the can on the table, donations to help pay for the venue are always appreciated).

We also participate in local educational activities, and join with the other ACS chapters to conduct national programs. If you might be interested in participating, the best way to get to know us is to come to our meetings.

Cool Stuff

We have a storefront on Zazzle, with custom postage stamps, mugs, mousepads, t-shirts, and tote bags which feature artwork from Bonnie Gretz and Uko Gorter. The artwork is gorgeous and 100% of the proceeds benefit our chapter programs.

A73 "Springer" spyhopping near Vashon Island, photo courtesy Mark Sears, © 2002, All Rights Reserved

Need a gift or a treat for yourself? ACS PS has a storefront on Zazzle. The proceeds help support our educational outreach and student grant projects. You can customize these items. See our Zazzle storefront.

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